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Fact Sheet: Expanding Employment Opportunities as a Reentry Strategy

Department of LaborThis fact sheet from the U.S. Department of Labor provides a summary of ongoing efforts and accomplishments by federal agencies, including the U.S. Departments of Justice, Education, and Labor, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Small Business Administration, for improving employment outcomes for individuals with criminal records. It also provides information on current funding for workforce, job placement, and training programs, as well as current projects from different agencies and organizations in this area. The fact sheet also includes information on June 2014 events hosted at the White House on reentry and employment, including the half-day summit, “Pathways to Prosperity: How Public and Private Sectors Can Put People with Criminal Records to Work,” and a Champions of Change program.

To view the fact sheet, click here.

To learn more about the summit, click here.