FACTS AND FIGURES


Fair chance hiring refers to a set of hiring policies designed to ensure that applicants with criminal records are evaluated on the merits of their qualifications, not just on their criminal records.
— National Employment Law Project


Over 100 Cities/Counties & 23 States Have Fair Chance Policies

In August 2015 The City of Waco adopted a Fair Chance Hiring Policy to remove delay consideration of criminal record until after a conditional job offer has been made. This allows people to apply and be considered solely for their qualifications and skills, rather than a criminal past. Check out their website for more information. 


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