Served your time in prison and looking for a job? You're out of luck | Sadhbh Walshe

Few ex-prisoners in the US manage to secure employment after their release – a prior conviction automatically disqualifies them. Homeboy Industries is working to change that When Vance Webster was released from prison three years ago, he was determined to find a job, his first ever, and finally get his life off the ground. He was 45 years old and had been in prison since he was 16, serving out a 25 to life sentence for being an accessory after the fact ... Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Pamela Hogle - Jul 25, 2012 - 10:29 PM PDT
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