Jan 25, 2011

Jobs as a Crime Prevention Strategy

It is one of the reentry movement's biggest challenges: encouraging employers to give individuals with criminal histories the opportunity to work, thus promoting stability and reducing recidivism.  A New York Times article published yesterday, "States Help Ex-Convicts Find Work," tells the nation how states around the country are trying to make individuals with records more palatable to employers through training and employment programs, and work subsidies.