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Hinds County, MS Hinds County Reentry Program to reduce recidivism through workforce training

Hinds County, MS workforce training reduce recidivism

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The Hinds County Board of Supervisors launched the Hinds County Reentry Program targeting residents, over 18 years of age, who have at least one felony conviction. The county is spending $388,000 on the program to take in 60 participants for one year. Department staff will provide case management and workforce development services by working with more than 25 community partners focused on health care, substance abuse, mental health and housing.


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Dire US labor shortage provides opportunity for ex-prisoners | AP News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — When Antonio McGowan left the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman after serving 17 years, he was free for the first time since he was 15. But as an adult finally out from behind bars, he immediately found himself confined to menial labor.


Hinds County Reentry Program Starts Collecting Applications Sept. 1 | Jackson Free Press | Jackson, MS

Hinds County will take applications from intending participants of its reentry program on Wednesday, Sept. 1, at the Jackson Convention Center from 9:30 a.m to 4 p.m.

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