Institute for Research on Labor and Employment
Finding Employment After Contact with the Carceral System
- Author(s): McCorkell, Lisa
- Hinkley, Sara
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://irle.berkeley.edu/finding-employment-after-contact-with-the-carceral-system/
People who have been arrested, convicted of a crime, or incarcerated face many barriers to employment. While much of the difficulty in finding employment is due to institutional exclusion, a UC Berkeley researcher has attributed some of the problem to ineffective job search methods. What can policymakers do to ensure that people who have interacted with the carceral system can find employment?