Manufacturers Discuss Second-Chance Hires

Article from CT Post, April 21, 2017

BRIDGEPORT — National statistics have shown that 93 percent of federal prisoners who found jobs during their supervised release period didn’t return to prison, while half of those who couldn’t find jobs did.

“If people understand the problem, we think they’ll come forward and hire ex-offenders,” Nicholas Yanicelli, president of the Malta Justice Initiative, told members and guests at the Southwest Connecticut Manufacturing Consortium’s monthly meeting.

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