Deep Dive: How Workforce Boards Can Help Communities Start a Second Chance Hiring Program

Manufacturers are well-positioned to lead in welcoming justice impacted individuals into their workforce who are qualified and ready to seize the second chance for a promising career. Workforce boards are uniquely equipped with the tools and resources to ensure these individuals are set up for success in their careers by working with manufacturers.

Second Chance Hiring Toolkit for Local Communities

Do you work with previously incarcerated individuals and organizations that support them? Come learn how you can help manufacturers in your community create their own second chance hiring programs. As part of its commitment to support second chance hiring as a workforce solution for the manufacturing industry, the Manufacturing Institute has developed a Second Chance Hiring Toolkit for Local Communities.

This event is for workforce board professionals to learn how this Toolkit can best help you get started. You will hear how the Manufacturing Institute has identified best practices by working with employers, community partners, and experts in the field. Download the Toolkit and come prepared for a robust discussion in creating a blueprint to support your community in Second Chance hiring!

About the Second Chance Program

Partnering with Stand Together Trust, the Manufacturing Institute is enabling industry to grow the modern manufacturing workforce while closing the opportunity gap for justice impacted individuals. Through roundtable discussions, webinars, C-suite leadership events, case studies and research, the Manufacturing Institute is helping manufacturers navigate second chance hiring and best practices. If you are interested in learning more about the Manufacturing Institute’s second chance hiring initiative, see our website for more information and resources.

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