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#OTGYpsi: Getting Those With Criminal Records Back In The Workforce

Aug 1, 2018

For those who have served time in prison, landing a job is an incredibly difficult task.  Fortunately, the organization Michigan Works! Southeast has provided opportunities to clean up criminal records and get people back in the workplace.  In this week's "On the Ground-Ypsi," WEMU's Patrick Campion and Concentrate Media's Brianna Kelly talk about a recent expungement fair with Michigan Works! Southeast career advisor Herb Fluker and Walter Griffin, who has benefitted from this event.


Resources:

Concentrate Ann Arbor

Brianna Kelly's Feature Article: Expungement fairs build regional momentum while helping locals move past criminal backgrounds

Michigan Works! Southeast

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— Patrick Campion is the WEMU Program Director.  You can contact Patrick at 734.487.3363, on twitter @WEMUPC, or email him at pcampion@emich.edu