2018 Beyond the Box Networking & Job Fair

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The Ultimate Reentry Opportunity Initiative (URO) invites you to The Gino Bush Beyond the Box Reentry Fair. We are facilitating this event to engage the community in conversations about reducing recidivism in Tompkins County. URO wants to highlight the need for employers to understand the challenges formerly incarcerated persons experience in seeking employment, in addition to the benefits of recruiting and hiring this population. We are working closely with the Chamber of Commerce, the Tompkins County Worker Center, the Office of Human Rights and Mayor Myrick to develop a Beyond the Box certification process that will help move the community towards a more inclusive and equitable hiring practices. Our guest keynote speaker will be the President of Ithaca College, Shirley M. Collado.

Potential employers and service providers are invited to support this effort by reserving a table and providing a representative and information about your offerings at the event. 

Admission is FREE!

EVENT SCHEDULE:

EVENT SCHEDULE:

Set Up: 9:00am
10:00-11:00am, Networking for Employers & Service Providers

11:00am-2:00pm, Job Seekers are present
Event Ends: 2:00pm
Cleanup Ends: 2:30pm

If you have questions, please contact Taili Mugambee at 607.272.2292 Ext 191 or tm554@cornell.edu or  Indy Li at  IL252@cornell.edu

Co-sponsored by the Women's Opportunity Center, Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce, Hospitality Employment Training Program at GIAC, Catholic Charities, Tompkins Workforce NY, OAR, Alternatives Federal Credit Union, and Ultimate Reentry Opportunity Initiative.

May 29th, 2018 9:45 AM   through   2:00 PM
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Finance Account Code 759
Program Area of the Event Family and Community Development

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