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Changing Lanes: helping ex-offenders into employment

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Changing Lanes is a social enterprise organisation, we believe everyone in life deserves the chance to change course in their lives, and build a better future for themselves, their family and have a positive impact on their community by the result of these changes. 138 more words

Generation Hackney, opening up the world of work to young people

By Samuel Hooper

The thirty-year-old founder of Generation Hackney rises eagerly to greet us as we arrive, picking his way forward through the studio he shares with an eclectic mix of social entrepreneurs earnestly tapping away on laptops, sipping coffee or mending bicycles in the corner. 814 more words

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NY Correction Law Article 23-A compliance reminder in light of Attorney General's recent crackdown

March 14, 2014

The New York Attorney General announced agreements with four background check agencies to end illegal hiring practices. The agreements prohibit disqualification of applicants with criminal convictions and require agencies to defer hiring decisions to the employers, who are required to provide individualized consideration under NY state law. 209 more words

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Second Chance Applications March 10-14, 2014

 Applications available online March 10-14, 2014 at https://reentry.shelbycountytn.gov/SecondChance

Memphis & Shelby County Office of Re-entry Second Chance Program

Application Process

The application process allows applicants to apply for the program and receive notification of their status via email. 70 more words


Crime and Punishment and Moving On

A This American Life episode from a couple of weeks ago tells the story of Mike Anderson, a married, suburban St. Louis father of four. Mr. 1,449 more words