WCCW: Job training program helps change the mindsets of women in this Washington state prison.
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Beating Recidivism: Washington Prison Trains Women for Jobs in Construction

Inmates at Washington Corrections Center for Women (WCCW) in Gig Harbor are part of more than 2 million people incarcerated in the U.S. Unfortunately, many people who leave have the problems of facing more time. They find living outside the walls  hard. Recidivism is a major problem keeping them coming back over and over again. Many Read More…

Darrell Jobe started Vericool, a 100% green company that hires felons.
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Former Gang Member Launches His Own Company to Hire Ex-Cons

Being released from prison is a mixture of many emotions, that tend to be overwhelming. The hardest thing is planning the next moves. Finding jobs is high on the list, which can be very hard to do. Many inmates are released with the thought of starting a new life. But in reality, for many, it Read More…

Hamilton County’s TOWER Program Job Fair for Inmates
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New Book Launch: The Felon’s 2019 Guide to Finding a Job & Becoming an Entrepreneur

Are you seeking ways to assist your incarcerated loved one to find a job after he/she is released from prison? We have good news tailored just for you… a comprehensive guide has been created to help you with this. This book is designed to help ex-convicts land jobs after they have been released from prison. Read More…

Ban the Box: Protecting Your Rights or Disguising Your Past
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Pros & Cons of Ban the Box Movement: Does Racism Still Rule?

Today, about 70 million adults in the US have criminal records. This leaves them scuffling to find jobs for felons that can actually sustain their daily lives. Does Ban the Box handle this? Or, does racism stop it in its tracks? Will Employers Hire Ex-Offenders? Employer Preferences, Background Checks, and Their Determinants A study was Read More…

Jobs for Felons
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New eBook: Felon’s 2019 Guide to Finding a Job & Becoming an Entrepreneur

Prison Rideshare Network is proud to announce the launch of the eBook The Felon’s 2019 Guide to Finding a Job & Becoming an Entrepreneur. And, it’s FREE to download on Amazon from Wednesday, 11/21 to Sunday, 11/25. This is a useful tool for anyone currently or formerly incarcerated and/or with a felony record. Don’t let your Read More…

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Indianapolis Inmate Creates Her Own Re-Entry Program That Helps the Local Community (Video)

Forty-four-year-old Vanessa Thompson has led other women prisoners to solve two problems with the same stroke in Indianapolis. She developed a re-entry program that enables released inmates to renovate abandoned houses with opportunities to also live in them. There are over 10,000 abandoned houses and lots in Indianapolis – yet housing problems send ex-convicts back Read More…

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Core Civic Private Prisons Refuse Order to Provide Released Inmates with State-Issued IDs

Core Civic Private Prisons are not issuing state-issued IDs to released inmates. And, it is an enormous problem for both the ex-cons and the prison loved ones waiting to start lives with them at home. You have a loved one serving a prison sentence in Tennessee. Your family or friend has served out the prison Read More…

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Recidivism: Difficulties Ex-Prisoners Face Getting Jobs Lead Them Back To Life of Crime

Facts have emerged that an increasing number of ex-prisoners are having difficult times securing jobs. This is largely because people don’t want to employ or have anything to do with ex-prisoners. Such thought processes are not only affecting ex-inmates and their families. America as a whole is also becoming worse because of it. One of Read More…