During this segment, Matt Joyce and Alex Love introduce their colleague and co-host Salomon Moreno-Rosa and speakwith Patrice Funderburg, Executive Director of The Center for Community Transitions (CCT) about supporting individuals with past justice involvement and building proactive hiring collaborations with companies.
Patrice draws from her many years of experience working directly with companies to discuss with the Levelset team how she measures the effectiveness of partnerships between community organizations and employers. The conversation highlights the successful partnership between CCT and Bojangles' Restaurants and the importance of leadership buy-in. The discussion concludes with Patrice providing advice to employers who are looking to build strong Fair Chance initiatives and community partnerships.
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