Preparing Job Seekers for Employment 2015

The Mon Valley Initiative Workforce & Business Development Program assists unemployed and underemployed individuals to prepare for and identify opportunities for employment. The Workforce Development Team holds multiple events each year and offers a variety of ways for job seekers, employers, and service providers to get on board with the program. Check out some of […]

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Southwestern Pennsylvania Re-entry Coalition hosts Life Without Bars Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HOMESTEAD, Pa., July 23, 2015—The Southwestern Pennsylvania Re-entry Coalition (SPARC) will host its 2015 Life Without Bars Conference, “Beyond Your Record: Roadmap to Successful Re-entry” on Thursday, July 30 and Friday, July 31, 2015 at the Allegheny Intermediate Unit located in The Waterfront. Life Without Bars is a conference on national, state, […]

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5 Tips for Answering Interview Questions…About Your Rap Sheet

Many individuals with a criminal background view their past as a permanent barrier to finding employment. In many cases, the first impression you make is what makes the difference between the employer seeing you as someone who has overcome their past, or who lets their past define them. For you to have a successful job […]

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“Life without Bars II” – Removing the Invisible Barriers to Re-entry

A conference on national, state and local strategies and solutions to effectively reintegrate individuals with criminal backgrounds into communities in Southwestern PA addressing the areas of: 1. Employment and Training 2. Food, Clothing, Shelter/ Health & Wellness 3. Systems Coordination from Incarceration to Halfway & Three Quarter Houses back into the Community 4. Best Practices/ […]

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June 2, 2014

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“Life without Bars II” – Removing the Invisible Barriers to Re-entry

A conference on national, state and local strategies and solutions to effectively reintegrate individuals with criminal backgrounds into communities in Southwestern PA addressing the areas of: 1. Employment and Training 2. Food, Clothing, Shelter/ Health & Wellness 3. Systems Coordination from Incarceration to Halfway & Three Quarter Houses back into the Community 4. Best Practices/ […]

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June 2, 2014

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