Getting Started in Fair Chance Employment
This session welcomes an audience of employers considering Fair Chance strategies to learn the basics and understand rationale and potential benefits of Fair Chance employment.
DATE: October 31, 2023
Participants will understand how Fair Chance employment can be a resource to their company and community and have the resources and knowledge to determine whether to engage more deeply.
Welcome & Goals
What is Fair Chance employment? A tactical overview on building more inclusive talent strategies
Employer perspectives: Local and national Fair Chance leaders
Community Partnerships: Building a talent pipeline and supporting candidates and employees
Overview of employer cohort and invitation to apply
How is your organization already engaged in Fair Chance employment?
What are your internal concerns/barriers to hiring more people impacted by the justice system?
What would you need to know to move forward as a Fair Chance employer?
Partner at Envoy
As a partner at Envoy, Matt has led a diverse range of engagements, spanning organizational design, growth planning, and launching new initiatives. Through Envoy's Fair Chance employment practice, Matt has led inclusive hiring engagements with large companies and industry associations, designed to expand Fair Chance employment practices. Matt previously held leadership roles with the GreenLight Fund and Center for Employment Opportunities.
Manager at Envoy
Cara is a Manager of Fair Chance Employment at Envoy. She uses her expertise in data-driven grantmaking and experience in workforce development and K-16 education to support the Fair Chance employment practice.