Successful Nonprofits: Hiring Formerly Incarcerated People

Breaking Down Barriers: Hiring Formerly Incarcerated People with Terrell Blount

Breaking Down Barriers: Hiring Formerly Incarcerated People with Terrell Blount

by Ro

Many nonprofits (and businesses) have unnecessary barriers when it comes to hiring formerly incarcerated people. This harms not only those individuals looking for work, but also the nonprofits themselves. Today’s guest, Terrell Blount, joins us to discuss what your nonprofit can do to make your recruitment and retention practices more inclusive and equitable, including for those who were once incarcerated.

Listen to the Episode Here!

Links

Terrell’s Website

FICGN’s Website

Podcast: Ep 185: 6 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Be More Trans-Inclusive with Andy Marra

Podcast: Ep 167: DEI: Leading By Example with Germeen Guillaume

Timestamps

(01:58) Terrell’s story

(09:20) The role of education in incarceration

(12:40) How to make your nonprofit’s hiring and promotion practices more equitable

(27:00) How to recruit and retain formerly incarcerated people

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