PBS Newshour Clip: In Baltimore, more employers hiring formerly incarcerated people
Submitted by Michael Cruse on February 19, 2018 - 5:08am
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Running out of a church basement in East Baltimore, the nonprofit Turnaround Tuesday has a high success rate of finding jobs for formerly incarcerated people. Its organizers focus on two main tasks: showing people that their past experiences provide unique work-related skills and helping employers let go of stigmas about people with criminal records. Supported by the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, a journalism nonprofit, NewsHour Weekend’s Saskia de Melker reports.
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