Research shows over 30 percent of individuals who return to their community after prison are incarcerated again within three years of their release. While employment does not guarantee successful re-entry into society, statistics suggest obtaining a job can help in a major way.
It’s uncommon to see, but we don’t ask on an employment application whether the applicant has been convicted of a crime. Instead, we give individuals a second chance for a successful re-entry into the general population. Once a person is hired, they can choose whether to make their history publically known or not. Some choose to, and some don’t. It falls within our commitment to inclusion and making sure everyone is given an equal chance at success.
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