The"Ban the Box"initiative is being considered by the Miami-Dade County Commission on August 27, 2015 at 2:00 PM. This movement is gaining ground nationwide - in both red and blue states. Ban the Box practices eliminate the question regarding a criminal background from employment applications and delays any questions about records until after job applicants have had the opportunity to demonstrate their qualifications. Please write your commissioner to ask for their support of the BTB agenda item on 8.27.15.
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Forty years ago, Marvin Rauzin, a Miami businessman, founded Transition after visiting local jails once a week to help prepare inmates for their release from prison. Once released, he worked with them to help find a job, knowing that if they could find meaningful employment, the likelihood of returning to prison would be reduced.
Mr. Rauzin told his story to everyone he knew and he recruited more volunteers to help him provide the bridge from prison to purpose. Eventually, his efforts grew, & staff was added though donations and public and private sector contracts. more..
Transition, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides job training and placement services to ex-offenders and others facing significant barriers to employment, including at-risk youth, military veterans and persons with disabilities. For the ex-offender, the single biggest obstacle to their successful re-entry into society is finding and maintaining a job.
Transition operates the CareerSource South Florida Ex-Offender Service Center and assists individuals re-entering the workforce through an intensive program of counseling, case management, and skills training. Services include: more...
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Over the years we have helped more than 16,000 individuals to make a fresh start in their lives by landing a new full-time job, beginning a fresh new chapter in their lives.
Hundreds of them completed their GED in recent years and some even went on to graduate from college.Many, who benefit from our programs, return to us later, to hire employees for their own successful businesses.
This year, 4,000 individuals will walk through our doors seeking assistance to begin their own Transition back to work. Our mission is to be there for them.
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