Real-Time Takes: Expungements – Coming Soon!

Real-Time Takes A Policy Blogcast Expungements COMING SOON! On April 4, 2023, Ohio Senate Bill 288 went into effect which expands the eligibility for expunging or sealing criminal records and shortens waiting periods for filing a petition with the court.   The following offenses cannot be expunged or sealed: 1st or 2nd degree felonies 3…

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WKYC Makes News for a Fan!

By Laura Desmond Click here to read all of TE Pathway News: Fall 2023 Laura Desmond is a consultant for Towards Employment and attended the Chance to Advance event in June 2023. She purchased a gift for her family that was priceless. Pictured in the center is Jack Desmond and his family along with Laura Caso,…

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Real-Time Takes: Second Sentence

Real-Time Takes A Policy Blogcast The Second Sentence Interview with Tammy McCrimon & Renee Ditchburn July 7, 2023 Interview by Brian Balogh A recent New York Times article delved into a devastating fact: over 60 percent of those leaving prison in the United States are unemployed a year later.  While prejudice against returning citizens is…

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Real-Time Takes: Job Quality

Real-time Takes A Policy Blogcast Job Quality Interview with Brenden Wyatt & Dondreya Allen June 1, 2023 Interview by Brian Balogh When I ask my kids if they like their job, the first thing they mention is how much it pays – or does not pay.  But whatever the pay scale and fringe benefits, the…

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Innovative Partnership Brings Challenges, Triumph and Healing Moments to Cleveland stage on June 17 with Work & Reentry Experience

For Immediate Release Media Contact:  Adaora Schmiedl, 216-696-7310, aschmiedl@towardsemployment.org   Innovative Partnership Brings Challenges, Triumph and Healing Moments to Cleveland stage on June 17 with Work & Reentry Experience   June 2, 2023 – CLEVELAND – Dominick Farinacci, international jazz artist, Cleveland native and co-creator of Modern Warrior LIVE, is partnering with Towards Employment to create a…

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