The UT Opportunity Forum, the William Wayne Justice Center at UT Law, and the Austin/Travis County Reentry Roundtable Present:
“Fair Chance Hiring: Reducing Criminal Record Barriers to Employment”
Friday November 14, 2014
The University of Texas School of Law, Eidman Courtroom
Come hear Maurice Emsellem, Program Director at the National Employment Law Project, speak on the significant role criminal records play in creating barriers to employment and the risks that come with lack of meaningful employment opportunity. The opening presentation will be followed by a panel discussion with local experts to consider the implications for Texas and some strategies being used at state and local levels to address the crisis.
Registration: Attendance is free but seating is limited and an RSVP is required. Online event registration is available at: https://fair-chance-hiring-reducing-criminal-recordbarrier.eventbrite.com
The A/TCRRT is seeking to hire a professional consultant or consulting firm to provide coalition coordination, administrative support, and project management to assist in the facilitation of our Year 1 strategic goals. Please see this link for detailed information and instructions for submitting a letter of interest (due October 27, 2014).