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Americans with criminal records see hope in job opportunities

 

Last updated 4/27/2022 at 6:02pm



WASHINGTON, DC – (Pinkston News Service) – In his March 31 proclamation marking April as Second Chance Month, President Biden said “by supporting people who are committed to rectifying their mistakes, redefining themselves, and making meaningful contributions to society, we help reduce recidivism and build safer communities.” As corporate America struggles with a labor shortage gap, some businesses are hiring individuals with criminal backgrounds to fill open job roles.

Last year, a group of approximately 40 major corporations and organizations created the Second Chance Business C...



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