Expand re-entry programs to assist residents with prior records in finding stable employment

Many residents expressed that a prior record is a major challenge to West Side residents in finding gainful employment. Expanding re-entry programs will enable job seekers to surmount the challenges of their past and move forward.

Supporting Data

of residents say a criminal record or immigration status is a major employment barrier for West Side residents

Data from 2017 Needs Assessment

of West Side residents are unemployed

Data from U.S. Census