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The Last Word

by Carol Walsh - Editor-in-Chief
carol.walsh@state.mn.us
January 2018

DEED is focused on connecting diverse groups to employment and training opportunities to ensure their success. For job seekers with a criminal record, finding a job is tough but not impossible. New Leaf workshops, offered at Minnesota WorkForce Centers, are tailored for job seekers who must address a criminal record in their job search process and are having a difficult time obtaining employment because of their barriers and/or records.

Here are additional resources from CareerOneStop:

Job Search Help for Ex-Offenders provides specialized career, training, and job search resources.

The Job Search Guide for People with a Criminal Record, a printable document containing all content from the above website.

Directory of Ex-Offender Local Resources, a printable collection of local service providers in all 50 states. Minnesota resources begin on p. 65.

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