THE HIRING LANDSCAPE IN AMERICA
DEI = PROFITS
"Companies with more culturally and ethnically diverse executive teams were 33% more likely to see better-than-average profits"
"85% of human resources executives report that individuals with criminal records perform the same as, or better than, employees without criminal records"
Ben & Jerry's Creates Chances to Prevent Incarceration
"Unlock Potential, a hiring program built with help from Ben & Jerry's, will give career opportunities to those most likely to end up incarcerated"
SKILLS > DEGREES
"A degree is the lazy hiring manager's screen for basic skills"
Effects of a Criminal Record on Employment
"Applicants with criminal histories were the least likely to be hired"
Higher Education After Incarceration
"Higher education provides formerly incarcerated people with the ability to find good job opportunities and get their lives back on track."