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MPD officer starts nonprofit to help ex-offenders get back on their feet

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — It’s a vicious cycle: All too often, people who get caught breaking the law end up in trouble again. They lose their driver’s licenses, can’t get or keep a job, end up buried in court fees and fall back into the same pattern of crime. 296 more words


New City Program Pays Employers To Hire Ex-Offenders

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia officials are urging employers to take advantage of a pilot program that will pay them to hire ex-offenders.

The program, “Fair Chance,” will reimburse employers, $5 for every hour they employ an ex-offender. 241 more words


Hiring Ex-offenders

This entry is a selection from a current event log created in the spring semester of 2016. The log was an assignment for an international business class and discusses a recent article (or articles) concerning international business practices as well as tying it into what we were currently covering in class.  633 more words

Standing Committee on Legal and Social Issues: Inquiry into Youth Justice Centres in Victoria.

The Parliamentary Inquiry into Youth Justice Centres in Victoria held its first public hearing on Friday 17 March, 2017.

I was honoured to be invited to give evidence. 43 more words

Claire Seppings

Socie Dinner Party: Frankie and Johnny (1991). Or, Michelle Pfieffer is such a MILF. Or, Al Pacino is such a Cougar.

Thursday, March 16, 2017
Ann Arbor, Michigan

  • Days since Pine Rest: 14
  • Marital status: Divorce as soon as possible
  • Spiritual status: Judaism
  • Individual status…
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Feature Writing: The Message Enterprise Centre, Manchester

For my Feature Writing module in year 2, I was assigned to write a local feature on an event or news story in Manchester. I chose to report on a enterprise centre which was set up for ex-offenders, in order to give them a job and a second chance to get back on the right track in life. 1,746 more words


Banning the Box: Can Ex-Offenders Break Into the Job Market?

Ticking just one box on a job application could have serious consequences, according to a lecture given during Kingston University’s Race & Ethnicity Matter Week. 415 more words