Obstacles Confront Those Returning to Their Communities After Prison
Thousands of people will be released from Ohio's prisons this year. For the formerly incarcerated, the biggest post-prison challenge is finding a job. Some employers can't see past their record. Studies show that staying out of trouble is much more likely with a decent job.
Judge Nancy Margaret Russo, Cuyahoga Common Pleas Court, Re-Entry Court
Crystal Bryant, Director, Cuyahoga County, Office of Reentry
Bishara Addison, Policy and Special Project Manager, Towards Employment
Mark Kawada, General Manager, Pier W