Who in this world has never needed a second chance in life? There is a group of people that need it more than most: the formerly incarcerated. Hundreds of laws and regulations make it difficult for people with criminal convictions to access resources and opportunities, including housing and employment, which helps explain high recidivism rates. The business community can play a significant role in reducing recidivism by hiring qualified returning citizens to fill vacant positions.
Memo to the business community: Want to solve your labor shortage? Become a ‘Second Chance Employer’
May 6, 2022