Lots of Updates

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There’s a lot of changes on Exoffenders that we’d like to tell you about. First, we’ve finished a large update to the site, which took us a lot longer than we had thought it would. Each time we thought it was ready to go, something broke or didn’t function right. Those problems have been fixed, and we’re done with the launch …

Local Jobs, Updates, and Other Information

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Local jobs for ex-offenders is something that we’ve been trying to work on for a while here. It’s actually something we’ve been trying to add since the site was started back up last year. The problem with having a local jobs section on ex-offenders is the massive amount of manpower it would have required. At least, that’s what we thought. …

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Our National Project for Change

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There’s some pretty big things going on at Exoffenders, and I’d like to share some of it with you. To start off, in the little free time I have had, I’ve been working on upgrading the site. The idea was to make it a lot more usable, streamlined, and helpful. Some things in it’s current form are not as accessible as …

Background Reports and the FCRA: The Weiner Law Firm

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It is no surprise that it can be difficult for ex-offenders to obtain and maintain employment because of potential employers’ misconceptions and assumptions.  To combat these issues, one tool in the ex-offenders’ toolbox to ensure that they receive due process in the employment arena is the Fair Credit Reporting Act (the FCRA).  The FCRA is a broad federal law that …