Employment Barriers Facing Ex-Offenders

@inproceedings{Holzer2003EmploymentBF,
  title={Employment Barriers Facing Ex-Offenders},
  author={Harry J. Holzer},
  year={2003}
}
The Reentry Roundtable entitled, The Employment Dimensions of Prisoner Reentry: Understanding the Nexus between Prisoner Reentry and Work, was held on May 19-20, 2003 in New York City. The Roundtable focused on several aspects of the employment-reentry link, including the employment profile of the prison population; the work experience in prison; applicable lessons from welfare to work; the employment barriers ex-offenders face; and the potential linkages between correctional systems… 
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TLDR
Ex-offenders with disabilities as a vulnerable and marginalized population who encounter major community and employment barriers to reintegration are discussed.
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