Building A Fairer Future of Work: One Job At A Time
Amid a massive labor shortage, many of the 1 in 3 working-age Americans who have an arrest or conviction record remain locked out of the workforce. Tapping this overlooked talent pool can be a game-changer for U.S. employers and our economy. In this panel, a diverse group of experts—including two who themselves navigated the hurdles of past convictions—will discuss the power and promise of “fair chance” hiring. Discover how removing barriers for justice-impacted workers can combat labor shortages, invigorate businesses and transform lives.
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