Resource Links

See the National Registry of Exonerations for an understanding of how many innocent people are in prison.

Read about the reasons innocent people go to prison.

Become a pen pal to give a current prisoner a positive identity.


Resources For Ex-Offenders
Free information for sparking personal and professional success

“The 10 Commandments Of The Job Interview”
Aliza Licht
Forbes Magazine
October 15, 2017

“Companies That Hire Ex-offenders and Felons”
September 2016

“Getting Ready For A Big Job Interview? Here Are 12 Ways To Prepare”
Forbes Coaches Council
Forbes Magazine
October 27, 2017

“Small Business Grants for Convicted Felons”
Kalen Smith
Small Business Chronicle
Updated: June 24, 2019

SMART Recovery
Self-Management and Recovery Training

Support & Encouragement Forums
Support & encouragement from people like you

“Ten Questions To Ask That Will Blow Away Your Interviewer”
Jewel Bracy DeMaio
Forbes Magazine
November 2, 2017

The Tribe Wellness Community
Peer-to-Peer Support

Resources For Homeless Veterans

“Ex-Offenders And Employment”
Fact Sheet #6
Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program
October 2008

Legal Issues For Employers & Ex-Offenders

“Criminal Background Checks Policy Update Forces Employers To Give Fair Shot To Ex-Offenders”
Trymaine Lee
The Huffington Post
April 27, 2012

“Hiring Felons: 6 Rules Employers Need to Know”
July 10, 2013

National Hire Network
The National H.I.R.E. Network
Reentry Myth Buster

“On Hiring/Criminal Records Guidance”
Reentry Myth Buster

“Criminal Histories and Employment Background Checks”


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Updated December 5, 2021.