Key Takeaways :
MI’s Second Chance Initiative has been driven by significant demand in the manufacturing industry to develop more creative and inclusive talent pools
Manufacturing requires unique skills and training, and MI is working to align reentry supports, industry-recognized training, and employment opportunities to prepare people with past convictions for careers in the sector
In addition to building candidate pipelines, MI’s Second Chance Initiative is working to provide education and resources to help address job retention and long-term success
While previous conversations have addressed individual employers’ Fair Chance strategies, Zumbiel speaks about opportunities to make an industry-wide impact. MI’s Second Chance resources can be found on its website here.