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Ex-offender: Why won't they let me lead a new life? - The Independent Singapore News

Ex-offender: Why won't they let me lead a new life? - The Independent Singapore News | Employment for people with convictions | Scoop.it
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Ex-offender: Why won't they let me lead a new life?
The Independent Singapore News
It was an unpleasant day for ex-bird Soh Chin Chai, 38, as he found his photograph in The Straits Times yesterday.
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Study: Locking up juveniles reduces chances for rehabilitation - Tallahassee.com

Study: Locking up juveniles reduces chances for rehabilitation - Tallahassee.com | Employment for people with convictions | Scoop.it
Tallahassee.com Study: Locking up juveniles reduces chances for rehabilitation Tallahassee.com "Safely Home," which was released Tuesday, argues that the deeper kids go into the juvenile justice system — and the tighter the security in which...
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On Probation Blog: More Mutual News

On Probation Blog: More Mutual News | Employment for people with convictions | Scoop.it
With great disappointment, The Manchester College (TMC) and Innovo CLM have now reached a point where we are unable to pursue our bid in the Transforming Rehabilitation competition any further. .....
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Many challenges face ex-inmates living with HIV

Many challenges face ex-inmates living with HIV | Employment for people with convictions | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (AP) â€" Several times each month, a white bus picks up newly released ex-inmates at New York's Rikers Island jail complex and drives into Harlem, where helping hands await at a transition program run by a nonprofit called the Fortune...
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EU benefits case goes against UK

EU benefits case goes against UK | Employment for people with convictions | Scoop.it
A pregnant French woman denied benefits in the UK was entitled to the payments, the European Court of Justice rules. (A pregnant French woman denied benefits in the UK was entitled to the payments, the European Court of Justice rules.
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Labor Department Releases $74 Million Grants to Help Ex-Offenders

Labor Department Releases $74 Million Grants to Help Ex-Offenders | Employment for people with convictions | Scoop.it
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70x7 ex-prisoner program to expand with federal grant - HollandSentinel.com

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70x7 ex-prisoner program to expand with federal grant
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Seventy-Times-Seven Life Recovery's new three-year work-release program will be aimed at felony offenders who are parents of young children.
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Do You Know Who's Making Your Artisanal Goat Cheese? - Care2.com

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Do You Know Who's Making Your Artisanal Goat Cheese?
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Employment in UK technology sector set to soar - ITWorks

Employment in UK technology sector set to soar - ITWorks | Employment for people with convictions | Scoop.it
Employment in UK technology sector set to soar. kbateman By Kayleigh Bateman on June 15, 2014 8:37 PM | No Comments. | More. This is a guest blog by Sophie Christopher, head of events, PR and external marketing communications at ...
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Tweet from @RaniaKhalek

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Former political prisoner Susan Rosenberg: Hardest part of leaving prison is people u have to leave behind. #FreeHer http://t.co/CKYwWjNxYy
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This Prison in Norway is Nicer Than Your House

This Prison in Norway is Nicer Than Your House | Employment for people with convictions | Scoop.it
If you do the crime you can expect to do the time, but if you commit a felony in Norway you may not be that bad off; take a look.
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Keep an open mind about ex-cons - New Zealand Herald

Keep an open mind about ex-cons - New Zealand Herald | Employment for people with convictions | Scoop.it
Keep an open mind about ex-cons New Zealand Herald The Department of Corrections Reducing Reoffending Programme — which includes literacy, numeracy and vocational training — is having a major positive impact on numbers of ex-prisoners getting jobs,...
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Britain too soft on crime say 80% of public, shock new survey reveals - Mirror.co.uk

Britain too soft on crime say 80% of public, shock new survey reveals - Mirror.co.uk | Employment for people with convictions | Scoop.it
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Britain too soft on crime say 80% of public, shock new survey reveals
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“As long as criminals need to be in jail you need to build more jails.
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Heroin forum: An addict's 'rock bottom' - The News Journal

Heroin forum: An addict's 'rock bottom' - The News Journal | Employment for people with convictions | Scoop.it
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Heroin forum: An addict's 'rock bottom'
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Only after experiencing it firsthand did I realize it. I now coin the phrase for Howard Young Prison: "The save-a-life program," which saved mine.
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Teenage criminals at Werrington Young Offenders' Institution must be in bed by ... - Stoke Sentinel

Teenage criminals at Werrington Young Offenders' Institution must be in bed by ... - Stoke Sentinel | Employment for people with convictions | Scoop.it
Stoke Sentinel
Teenage criminals at Werrington Young Offenders' Institution must be in bed by ...
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... as late as they want so it's about time these rules were brought in.
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Awards for people who work with offenders - The Northern Echo

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The Northern Echo
Awards for people who work with offenders
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AWARDS have been given to people who work with criminals across the region to recognise their efforts to support rehabilitation and reduce re-offending.
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Ban the criminal record box for NJ job applicants: Editorial - The Star-Ledger

Ban the criminal record box for NJ job applicants: Editorial - The Star-Ledger | Employment for people with convictions | Scoop.it
Ban the criminal record box for NJ job applicants: Editorial
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Further, it discourages inmates from taking advantage of prison job training to improve their chances of employment upon release.
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$74M in grants to provide employment services for formerly incarcerated adults and youth with juvenile records announced by US Labor Department

$74M in grants to provide employment services for formerly incarcerated adults and youth with juvenile records announced by US Labor Department | Employment for people with convictions | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014--(PR Newswire)-- (The U.S.
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Alabama veteran gets benefits after 56-year battle with VA - Fox News

Alabama veteran gets benefits after 56-year battle with VA - Fox News | Employment for people with convictions | Scoop.it
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Alabama veteran gets benefits after 56-year battle with VA
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. – A Montgomery television station reports that the U.S.
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Prison employment switch leads to job-security fears - Northumberland Gazette

Prison employment switch leads to job-security fears - Northumberland Gazette | Employment for people with convictions | Scoop.it
Prison employment switch leads to job-security fears
Northumberland Gazette
A concerned member of staff at HMP Northumberland has said he fears for his future job security after an alternative employment offer was put forward.
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Experience taught me | UK Commission for Employment and Skills

Experience taught me | UK Commission for Employment and Skills | Employment for people with convictions | Scoop.it
Olivia Ely started as a graduate intern with the UK Commission for Employment and Skills in February 2013, and now works in the policy team. The economy is entering a period of recovery, the sun is beginning to make an ...
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Tweet from @firstnightfree

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The idea of transformative justice w/o involving the state and uplifting and rehabilitation at @msmc2014 #MSMC http://t.co/SUOVCy8YAy
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The Guildford Four: in the name of justice - Telegraph

The Guildford Four: in the name of justice - Telegraph | Employment for people with convictions | Scoop.it
As one of the Guildford Four, Gerry Conlon spent 15 years in prison for an IRA campaign he knew nothing about. More than 20 years later he is still fighting for justice.
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There's No Run Like A Prison Run

There's No Run Like A Prison Run | Employment for people with convictions | Scoop.it
In Oregon, organizers of a program that lets inmates of a maximum-security prison run with regular citizens say the goal is to provide a sense of purpose, and normalcy.
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Inmates need to learn and earn - The Canberra Times

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The Canberra Times
Inmates need to learn and earn
The Canberra Times
"Prison needs to be about punishment and rehabilitation and you cannot have one without the other.
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