Thursday, January 13, 2011

Feb. 19 - Job Fair for Ex-Offenders

Feb. 19 - Job Fair for Ex-Offenders

The Center for Church and Prison, in collaboration with the Urban League of Boston, the Anthony Perkins Community Center, the Stanley Jones Clean Slate Project, the Judge Banks Community Justice Program, and the Greater Love Tabernacle is sponsoring a "Job Fair for Former Inmates: Making Money Beyond CORI" on Saturday, Feb. 19 from 10am to 4pm at the Anthony Perkins Community Center, 155 Talbot Ave. in Dorchester.

According to the event flyer, requirements for participating in the event are:
• Will Power to Work
• Integrity to Keep your Job
• Commitment to achieve Financial Independence on your Job.
• Dress: Professional: Come Ready to Be Interviewed!!!

For more information, contact Rev. George Walters-Sleyon at 781-233-1528 or visit http://www.churchandprison.org/

According to its website, The Center for Church and Prison is an interdenominational faith-based resource and research center working to link the Church with the prison and the prisoner, to develop strategic programs and initiatives that lead to decline in the high rates of incarceration and recidivism especially of black men in the prison system with the hope to rehabilitate and restore the prisoner on the basis of faith, virtue and family. The Center for Church and Prison is not a prison ministry. The Goals of the Center are:
 Prevention, Reform, Restoration and Rehabilitation of the imprisoned.
 Connecting to available resources and intervention programs.
 Working with churches and individuals to enhance their prison ministries, prevent incarceration, develop reintegration and counseling programs, etc.

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