The statistics on recidivism in America are startling. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, within three years of release, about two-thirds of state prisoners are arrested again. The holistic approach of…Continue Reading ›
Second Chances Matter
Hope 2 Hire is building a stronger community together through hands-on job training and life skills development for the prison population of Memphis.
Convicts Rearrested Within 3 Years of Release (National Avg)
Decrease in Recidivism Risk with Participation in Educational Programs
Developing the Skills Necessary to Rebuild Lives
The Hope 2 Hire partners believe the most effective way to reduce recidivism is by developing a clear path to legitimate employment. Participants within the Division of Corrections will receive hands-on job and workforce training, resume writing skills, interview preparation, and continued support following their release.