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Workforce Development Partnerships – Why You Should Hire People With Records

For employers who need workers, an excellent way to shore up team resources while helping others with a hand up is through a workforce development partnership. Hiring people with records—justice-involved people—is a way to gain skilled, highly motivated team members who will be grateful contributors to your business.

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SAFER QUAD CITIES PROUD RECIPIENT OF ROCK ISLAND COUNTY NAACP IMAGE AWARD

Safer Foundation Quad Cities was recognized this past weekend as the 2022 recipient of Rock Island County NAACP’s Image award for Law Enforcement. This year’s Freedom Fund and Image Awards & Youth Academic Scholarship Banquet was held to celebrate individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the communities of Rock Island County.

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CASE STUDY: FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT

Every journey is different. Even the journey down the road to a better future. In celebration of Safer Foundation’s 50th anniversary, we’re sharing some of the incredible stories and successes our clients have achieved throughout our five decades of empowering formerly incarcerated individuals and reducing recidivism.

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Celebrating 50 Years — Of Shaping Public Policy & Advocacy Work

Every step we take is focused on helping our clients successfully reenter society. This month, we offer a closer look at how Safer Foundation has worked to reduce the statutory and perceptual barriers associated with incarceration and encourage success among formerly incarcerated individuals through the establishment of public policy. By working closely with government entities, employers and employer associations, Safer Foundation helps create sound policies and business practices that support the full participation in society by individuals with arrest or conviction records.

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Case Study: The “Reformed” Social Worker

Every journey is different. Even the journey down the road to a better future. In celebration of Safer Foundation’s 50th anniversary, we’re sharing some of the incredible stories and successes our clients have achieved throughout our five decades of empowering formerly incarcerated individuals and reducing recidivism.

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THE ROAD THUS FAR: CELEBRATING SAFER FOUNDATION’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY

The road to a better future. It’s a long journey, and one that our organization has helped countless along. Today, we annually support over 5,000 men, women, and youth in attaining gainful employment. Our efforts go beyond the individual level to create a lasting positive impact on families and communities at large. But we didn’t get here overnight.

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