National Helping Individuals with criminal record Re-enter through Employment Network
- 3Dec 19, '09 by NRSKarenRN, BSN, RN Adminnational h.i.r.e. network mission statement
established by the legal action center, the national helping individuals with criminal records re-enter through employment network is both a national clearinghouse for information and an advocate for policy change. the goal of the national h.i.r.e. network is to increase the number and quality of job opportunities available to people with criminal records by changing public policies, employment practices and public opinion. the national h.i.r.e. network also provides training and technical assistance to agencies working to improve the employment prospects for people with criminal records.
this section includes state-specific governmental agencies and community-based organizations to assist people with criminal records, practitioners, researchers, and policy makers. these agencies and organizations may be of assistance in providing job-related and legal services, answering questions arising from having a criminal record, or offering referrals to other useful organizations. to access this information, click on a state on the map, or choose from the alphabetical list.
state links will provide info on criminal record issues, rap sheet and criminal record repository to help obtain copy of a criminal record, examples of letters / forms to send to obtain information and costs involved.. click on orange links on right side of website to open up more info each topic. karen
- employer use of consumer/credit reports to obtain criminal record information
- rap sheets: where they begin and end
- state rap sheets: frequently asked questions
- fbi rap sheets: frequently asked questions
- protecting yourself when using criminal background checks
exampleennsylvania's info: http://www.hirenetwork.org/content/pennsylvaniaLast edit by NRSKarenRN on Jul 10, '12 : Reason: Updated links.