Every year nearly 700,000 people return home from incarceration within the U.S. That equates to 70 million US citizens with a criminal record—-approximately one-third of working age U.S. adults. Once released, finding employment is imperative to creating a stable life—supporting themselves, their families and avoiding recividism. Yet, prior criminal convictions tend to bar them from just this. The unemployment rate for those formerly incarcerated remains around 27%. Join us to discuss the need for second chance employers and learn about their crucial role in fostering economic growth