Cassandra Little & Faride Perez-Aucar, Root and Rebound – In the United States 1 in 3 Americans now has a criminal record. Over 85% of those who are system impacted will return to their communities and the workforce. This session will provide empirical data, legal advocacy information and workforce development skills for best practices to assist system impacted person with reentering their communities and the workforce.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn the incentives and dispel the risk-myths of hiring people with records.
  • Participants will have a checklist of action steps and best practices in Fair Chance Hiring (“Ban the Box”).
  • Participants will learn the best practices in Fair Chance Hiring to take back to their company or agency.