Hire trained hidden talent in Minnesota

Benefits of Hiring Individuals with Felony Records
The Center For Changing Lives, Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota
Tuesday, April 17
8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota is located at 2400 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55407

The Minnesota Department of Corrections and Avivo invite you to a session for employers to learn the benefits of hiring individuals with felony records;  a hidden workforce of people trained for your technology, manufacturing, and construction jobs and careers.

Learn about:

  • Career technical training the Department of Corrections provides for men and women in correctional facilities to prepare them for careers upon release.
  • The partnership between the Department of Corrections and Avivo, and how continued training can be provided upon release – plus additional supports including career counseling that help individuals prepare for work.
  • Employer benefits of hiring individuals with felony records, including bonding through the MN Dept. of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) and federal tax breaks.
  • Innovative strategies employers are utilizing to hire individuals with felony records.