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Changing minds, opening doors for the formerly incarcerated in the workforce

More than a half million people re-enter society each year after serving time in prison. With continuing education and job training opportunities, many return...

Justice-involved individuals find career opportunities and hope in transitional programs

Rufus Williams spent 40 years in prison and upon his release in 2017, the world was an unfamiliar place. “Everything was new. Learning to...

Small business creating living wage jobs for the formerly incarcerated

There are an estimated five million formerly incarcerated Americans. And for many, finding a job after leaving prison or jail is a challenge. The unemployment...

STRIVE helps underserved job-seekers overcome employment barriers

Solving the skills gap problem involves finding local solutions. New York nonprofit STRIVE has been doing just that since the 1980s and is now...