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Engaging Employers: A Sector-Based Approach to Employment for People with Criminal Records

Engaging Employers: A Sector-Based Approach to Employment for People with Criminal Records

This webinar is for corrections, workforce development, and education agencies interested in improving the employment outcomes of people with criminal records. In the webinar presenters provide an overview of a sector-based approach, give examples of successful sector-based partnerships, and
discuss opportunities for creating these types of partnerships.

Integrating Best Practices from Corrections and Workforce Systems to Match Jobseekers to Services

Integrating Best Practices from Corrections and Workforce Systems to Match Jobseekers to Services

This webinar—based on lessons learned from the Integrated Reentry and Employment Strategies (IRES) pilot project underway in Milwaukee County, WI, and Palm Beach County, FL—raises key questions communities should consider to ensure the right people are connected to the right interventions at the right time in their reentry process. This webinar is especially useful for corrections, reentry, and workforce development administrators and practitioners.

2016 Second Chance Act Orientation for Technology Career Program Grantees

During this webinar, FY2016 Second Chance Act Technology-Based Career Training grantees will receive information about the grant program, expectations of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, technical assistance from the National Reentry Resource Center (NRRC), and submission of the Planning and Implementation Guide.

Reentry and Employment White Paper, Pilot Site Opportunity

Reentry and Employment White Paper, Pilot Site Opportunity

This webinar provides policymakers and practitioners in the criminal justice, corrections, and workforce development fields with an overview of the recently published white paper, Integrated Reentry and Employment Strategies: Reducing Recidivism and Promoting Job Readiness.

Ready, Willing, and Able to Work: Employment for People in Recovery

Produced by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), this webcast examines the challenges that people in recovery from mental or substance use disorders face with regard to employment. The webcast discusses recovery entrepreneurship programs, employers who hire people in recovery, and community organizations that provide workforce development. To watch this webcast, click here.