Eliminating barriers to employment for those with a record

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OPTIMISM

Strengthens the Pool of Potential Applicants By....

  • Delaying criminal history questions until later in the hiring process
  • Training provided to human resources staff on making fair decision regarding applicants with criminal records

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OPPORTUNITY

Increases Economic Development

  • Millions of dollars are lost in our state and county gross domestic product due to under employment and unemployment

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OUTLOOK

Reconciles individuals to Their Communities

  • Restoration to the community as a productive member creates and cultivates stronger economic power within the community

Increases the Likelihood of Children's Well-being

  • Children who's parents have stable job employment are significantly more likely to attend and graduate from high school and college