Reentry Center for Women is operating on a regular schedule. All visitors to our office must wear a mask and appointments are scheduled for vaccinated individuals only. Our monthly seminars, events, and meetings will resume in June as per social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines. If you have questions or concerns about our Covid-19 protocols, please contact us.
It is no revelation that the U.S. unemployment rate for African Americans is remarkably higher than for Whites. Even more disheartening, but perhaps not surprising, is the disproportionately high rate of unemployment for African Americans with criminal records versus Whites with convictions for the same offenses. When an African American has been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony crime, the chances of finding employment is slim to none, no matter how long ago the act took