Engaging Employers to Hire Individuals with a Criminal History

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A Technical Assistance Event for WIF Grantees*

A two-part technical assistance series for grantees to explore best practices and problem solve with their peers on how to identify and work with employers to hire job seekers with a criminal history. Thought leaders and subject matter experts discuss the challenges in working with this population and present practical ideas and solutions grantees can use.

Additional resources to review:

  • Engaging Employers: A Sector-Based Approach to Employment for People with Criminal Records 
  • Integrated Reentry and Employment Strategies

 Session 1:  August 22, 2017

Session 2:  September 15, 2017

Facilitator & Subject Matter Expert: Eric Seleznow, Maher & Maher Consultant

Thought Leaders:

  • John Rakis, Consultant  
  • Newton Sanon, CEO, Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC) of South Florida

*Access the call recordings and transcripts, and additional resources under "Related Content" in the left column on this page.

Content Information

Content Type: Resource | Podcast
Target Populations: Justice-Involved Individuals

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Posted: 9/27/2017 5:55 PM
Posted By: Jon Vehlow
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