The Business Case: Hiring People with Records

by Meredith Desautels, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area

Our broken criminal justice system’s direct effects on California’s economy and communities may be minimized by expanding good job opportunities. This one page factsheet makes The Business Case for becoming a fair chance employer.

“We need to move beyond the two prongs of ‘bottom-line’ and ‘growth’ as companies, and understand that we all will thrive when we include the third prong of ‘investing in the community.’”  — Local business owner

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