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LARRP is HIRING!

We are looking for  a Program Specialist

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Director, Office Of Diversion And Reentry

(UC) - Department Of Health Services

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A Community of Friends

Currently has 25 open positions! And they are adding a hiring bonus!

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DA Accountability Coalition (DAAC) Communications Strategist

Part Time Job

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Homeboy

Is looking for a Career Pathways Manager

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Job openings at WERC

LARRP Partner WERC is currently looking for a  for a Case Manager and a Curriculum Developer/Instructional Designer to join their team. Click the link below formore details and keep checking the link for more jobs:

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Essie Justice Group has MANY open positions

SEE THEM HERE!

Smart Justice California is hiring a full-time program associate.

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Call for Formerly Incarcerated Community Researchers

Urban Institute and The Bridging Group recently posted two positions for formerly incarcerated community researchers in California to join our evaluation team for the UnCommon Law’s Home After Harm program. We’re specifically looking for people who have previously been incarcerated in a California prison or jail and have experience or interest in evaluating programs, facilitating interviews, surveys, and other data collection, or conducting research. The role will require about 8-15 hours per month over the next three years (September 2021—May 2024) and will be compensated at $50/hour.

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APPLICATION

CAADPE is actively recruiting for the Executive Director position

The successful candidate will lead CAADPE's statewide public education and advocacy initiatives.

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National Search For A Talent Leader For The New Office Of Youth And Community Restoration

The Office of Youth and Community Restoration (OYCR) within the California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS) is conducting a nationwide search for a Director who will be responsible for establishing California’s first ever state Office dedicated to promoting a health based, positive youth development-oriented approach to youth justice, articulating a transformative vision for California’s youth justice system that supports youths’ successful transition to adulthood and helps them to become responsible, thriving, and engaged members of our communities.

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Root & Rebound

Development Manager/Director of Institutional Partnershipsto oversee and expand institutional partnerships at Root & Rebound.MORE INFO

And also:

Tribal Regions Staff Attorney

Fresno Site Director & Staff Attorney

70 Million Jobs

70 Million Jobs has a client in Redondo Beach that is hiring candidates about as quickly as we can send them. The job is in hospitality, and like all our jobs, it's open to those with a criminal record. Do you have anyone you work with (or anyone in your network) in need of employment?

Please contact dam@70millionjobs.com

Here are a few of the available jobs:

2 positions in Redondo for our client, Aimbridge Hospitality. We are also hiring for 5 positions in Stockton & Modesto for our client, Lamar Tool and Die. Finally, we are hiring for 6 positions throughout California (Sacramento, Antioch, and elsewhere) for our client, Monarch Landscaping.

ODR Harm Reduction Team

Staff Analyst, (Office of Diversion & Reentry)

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THOUSANDS OF LOCAL JOBS!

"IT IS OUR TIME NOW! To organize ourselves and our communities as we reset and reboot our local economy coming out of this pandemic on top of epidemics.

Please spread the word that So FI Stadium has 3,000 jobs in Local Hiring. . The Clippers are coming next with Local Hiring . LAX has 14 $ Billion in Local Hiring. The Vermont/Manchester “SEED” Development project will have a direct impact on LA Metro’s 100 billion $ in Local Hiring. Jordan Downs Housing Development Project is a little less than 1 Billion $ with Local Hiring .

We either do this now or be “Gentrified”.

This is our “Kairos” moment. It is now time to converge our talents, gifts, skill, abilities, and assets in solidarity (singularity).

Call, text, or email me if you need a single point of contact for these Local Hiring Opportunities or stop by a local AJCC office (America’s Job Center of California) https://probation.lacounty.gov/invest-program/invest-locations/"

Brad Carson/DPOII
Offender Workforce Development Specialist
InVest Program/ AJCC
(323) 806-1093

Housing for Health

is hiring over 40 full-time Community Health Workers to support our COVID vaccination efforts in people experiencing homeless and those who are at risk of becoming homeless.

These field-based positions will be based throughout Los Angeles.

Job Description

A New Way of Life is Hiring

If interested, send cover letter and resume to careers@anewwayoflife.org.
Please add the position you are applying for in the subject line.

(Click on titles below to view job descriptions.)

Human Resources Manager
Staff Attorney
Housing Coordinator
Maintenance Technician
Clinical Social Worker
Development Associate

Formerly incarcerated persons are encouraged to apply.

ODR Hiring Data Analyst for Reentry Services

The position will be for one year to start with the potential to extend contingent upon the availability of grant funds.

JOB POSTING

LA COUNTY PARKS IS HIRING RECREATION LEADERS FOR SUMMER 2021

Applications accepted Monday, April 26, 2021 at 8:00 a.m.
through Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

For more information or to access the online application (opening Monday), please visit the County of Los Angeles jobs website: CLICK HERE

Public Health Alliance –

Program Associate II

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Justice Accelerator Fund 

Strategy and Operations Lead

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Urban Peace Institute

Smart Justice Policy Associate

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The Debt Collective

California Abolition/Anti-Carceral Organizer

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Lo Angeles Centers for Alcohol and Drug Abuse (L.A. CADA)
Santa Fe Springs, CA

Peer Mentor

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A New Way of Life: Multiple Positions Available
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Communications Manager
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Housing Coordinator

Formerly incarcerated persons are encouraged to apply.
If interested, send cover letter and resume to careers@anewwayoflife.org. Please add the position you are applying for in the subject line.

The Following Organizations consistently have open Positions:

LARRP Steering Committee member Healthright 360 currently has over 100 jobs in the Los Angeles area.

CLICK HERE to see them all!

Shields for Families

Over 15 positions are posted for a wide range of human services positions, including for program managers, administrative assistants, drivers, mental health coordinators, community health workers, and Controller. Joe Paul Jr., Director of Workforce Programs joined the LARRP Steering Committee in March. To see a full list of open positions with Shields, click here.

Volunteers of America

LARRP member organization VOA is looking to fill over 100 positions! VOA has dozens of openings for case managers, housing specialists, monitors, and outreach workers, as well as clinical directors, program managers and job developers. Do you see yourself giving back to the community, making a meaningful difference in impacted people’s lives, helping to end homelessness and keeping people out of the revolving doors of LA County jail? If so, there may be the right job for you here.

LAHSA

The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) Has many job openings.

FOR MORE INFO OR TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

Visit our Covid-19 Resource and Update page for lots of information about Employment during this time AND Unemployment!

Facebook Live Recording of ARC's amazing event

Fair Chance Hiring Best Practices"

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Getting an Occupational License Despite a Conviction History:
A webinar for directly-impacted people in California

Here is the Google Drive folder with materials that were referenced in the webinar.

The application for the 2020-2021 cohort of the California Justice Leaders (CJL) is NOW OPEN!!

California Justice Leaders-AmeriCorps (CJL). CJL is a first of its kind AmeriCorps program that intentionally hires young adults who have had previous involvement with the justice system and have demonstrated successful re-entry into their communities.

CJL members will offer coaching and re-entry navigation for youths currently in or recently released from California’s juvenile facilities. As part of the job, CJL members also receive extensive personal and professional training and development.

REGISTER NOW! Space is Limited

Do you have a complaint about any CA employer?

Please use this LINK submit a complaint to California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, who handles these complaints.

They say this complaint process is currently very underutilized, and they need people to submit complaints in order to investigate. LARRP members would need to submit complaints directly to them in order for any action to be taken.

Click here to see the Fair Chance Presentation on this subject given to the LARRP Employment Committee July 2020

Survey: Employment and Application Experiences with A Criminal Record

Root and Rebound wants to support YOU in getting a job you want. Many employers unfairly consider records in the hiring process -- and their consideration may even be illegal under state law.

We created this survey to better understand your experience in applying for jobs in order for us to support you and others with criminal records as you apply for employment.

Take the Survey

Hire outside the box!

LARRP Employment Committee, Center for Living and Learning and LA:RISE showing up for #FairChanceHiring.

Employment Reentry Tools

AB 2138 "Fair Chance for Occupational Licensing" is coming into effect in July

 

Click here for the FACT SHEET

Webinar:

Facts and Myths: Health Care Employment Opportunities for People with Criminal Records

Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center
Health care is one of the fastest-growing employment sectors in the country, with the demand for qualified workers greatly exceeding supply in many areas. But people who have criminal records are often unable to enter or advance within this relatively high-paying sector due to a complex web of legal barriers that make jobs and licenses difficult or impossible to obtain.

This webinar separates the myths from the facts about these barriers in order to develop a better understanding of the true scope and impact of employment-related collateral consequences in the health care sector.

INVEST is a program launched by LA County Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS) and Probation Department, in collaboration with the County Office of Diversion and Re-Entry (ODR), to create employment opportunities for Adult Probationers in L.A. County. The program coordinates Probation supervision programs with the WDACS' workforce development system to provide training and support that will help Probationers enter into the workforce on a meaningful career path.

FACT SHEET

LARRP Employment Committee Chair
Maria Alexander
Amber Roth
aroth@we-rc.org
Committee Goals

The goals of the Employment Work Group are to:

  • Research evidence-based/best practices in the areas of vocational and soft-skills training, apprenticeships, and on-the-job training;
  • Explore Community Benefit Agreements/labor agreements;
  • Identify entrepreneurial opportunities to improve and increase employment readiness and job placement for formerly incarcerated or convicted people in LA County.

Employment Committee Mission

 “To increase employment amongst the reentry population, resulting in greater stability, self-sufficiency, and an improved quality of life for the community at-large.”

Previous Employment Committee Presentations

To watch a recording of the January Employment Committee meeting:

CLICK HERE   and enter password o@U89u*C

Fair Chance Employment for Individuals in Reentry

Presented by Root & Rebound November 18, 2020

DOWNLOAD THE PRESENTATION

The July Employment meeting was a presentation on Fair Chance Laws and How to Report Violations.

 

Click here to see the presentation

Making the Business Case to Employers

In case you missed the meeting with a special presentation on “Making the Business Case to Employers”,  Click here for a recording Password : 9F+6raS6

Requested Materials form the meeting:

From Brianna Dau, The Fair Chance Hiring Took Kit

From Nirshila Chand her pilot testing called CareerGenius is "a cutting edge program reaching English/Spanish speakers who have a track record of career coaching, advising, recruiting, workforce development, etc.

In addition, recruiting participants who want help with planning your career path? Don’t know what skills you need to get hired? This is a volunteer-based program at the moment and free."  email Nirshila Chand

Links:

Click here for the
Ban the Box Fair Chance Initiative 

California Fair Chance Act (AB 1008) – “Ban the Box” Frequently Asked Questions

 

Employers with 26 or more employees:

07/01/2017                       $12.00
07/01/2018                       $13.25
07/01/2019                       $14.25
07/01/2020                       $15.00

 

Employers with 25 or fewer employees or Non-profit corporations with 26 or more employees with approval to pay a deferred rate:

07/01/2017                       $10.50
07/01/2018                       $12.00
07/01/2019                       $13.25
07/01/2020                       $14.25
07/01/2021                       $15.00

Employee Remedies including, but are not limited to, the following:

• Payment of wages unlawfully withheld;
• Payment of Sick Time Benefits unlawfully withheld; and/or
• An additional penalty of up to $120 to the Employee and up to $50 to the City for each day that either violation occurred or continued.
• In cases of retaliation, the Employee may be entitled to reinstatement and trebled the above.

An aggrieved Employee may file a civil court action.

Brookings has come out with a new report on occupational licensing.

Here’s a summary:
Occupational licensing - the legal requirement that a credential is obtained in order to practice a profession—is a common labor market regulation that ostensibly exists to protect public health and safety. However, by limiting access to many occupations, licensing imposes substantial costs: consumers pay higher prices, economic opportunity is reduced for unlicensed workers, and even those who successfully obtain licenses must pay upfront costs and face limited geographic mobility. In addition, licensing often prescribes and constrains the ways in which work is structured, limiting innovation and economic growth.

Researchers have studied these licensing impacts, and much of their analysis is well-summarized in a 2015 report released by the Obama administration. One important finding is that licensed workers tend to earn more than similar workers who are not required to obtain licenses: they receive a wage premium relative to unlicensed workers.

Click here to read the full article

Success Stories

Employment changes lives. Success is possible. We would like to share some of those success stories with you.

mcith_RickyRicky’s Story
Prior to accessing services in the community, Ricky lived life in the fast lane. He faced huge barriers in his job search; limited work experience, a felony conviction, and a large employment gap. He felt lost, and did not know how to explain these barriers to an employer. Despite his barriers, Ricky was determined to succeed.
Click here to read Ricky’s story.

 

mcith_ErnieErnie’s Story
“I grew up in Southeast Los Angeles where three generations of my family lived and began using drugs and alcohol at age seven. My father was a heroin supplier to the East Los Angeles area, and was either in prison or just never home.
Click here to read Ernie’s story

 


Ron’s Story

I left home when I was 17; I had been abused by my stepfather and had been using drugs for about 4 years. I ended up in Hollywood about a year later with no money and no place to live in 1977. I met many people involved with drugs and began using them myself. I spent the years between 1985 and 1999 going in and out of prison, being homeless and addicted to drugs.
Click here to read Ron’s story