We are always eager to learn about how other cities across our country are making strides in the Fair Chance movement. We believe there is much we can learn from how other communities engage in fair chance hiring, and we are encouraged by their stories.
Check out this article about how lives are being changed in Columbia, SC.
Joe DeLoss, who runs a hot new restaurant in Columbus, OH called Hot Chicken Takeover, recently got more than he bargained for because he set out to hire the Hard-to-Hire in Columbus. Check out his story on the Rachel Ray Show.
Doing good in the community takes you places you never dreamed. Congrats, Joe. And thanks Rachel for bringing attention to the cause.
I am passionate about business. I am passionate about good business. I am passionate about policy that levels the playing field for U.S. manufacturing to compete across the globe.
U.S. manufacturing needs all its qualified and able workers involved to compete, and one challenge I have focused my business practice on is creating a level playing field for individuals who are shut out of employment due to a blemish on their record… Read More
Dan Meyer knows that hiring people with bad pasts can be good for business.
After all, Michael Taylor is living proof.
Meyer’s Nehemiah Manufacturing Co. hired Taylor three years ago, despite his felony record and history of alcoholism and heroin addiction… Read More
The Beacon of Hope Business Alliance, an organization aiming to encourage private businesses to hire individuals with criminal records, launched today at City Gospel Mission. The organization is a partnership of legal services, religious organizations, nonprofits and private employers.
The goal of the alliance is to create a “way for more companies to participate in creating employment opportunities for all those hungry for this vital second chance.”…Read More
Dan Meyer has learned a lot about operating a “second chance company,” helping felony convicts and recovering addicts rebuild their lives. Now, he wants to share that knowledge with other business owners… Read More