The U.S. Labor Department is touting the successes of two Missouri prisoner reentry centers as the Department promotes a $300-Million initiative to reduce recidivism and societal costs of reincarceration. Jedd Medefind, Director of the Department’s Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, says a key component of the program helps inmates find work when they return to their communities. The Labor Department is pointing to the St. Patrick Center in St. Louis and Connections to Success in Kansas City as two of the very best of the 30 sites up and operating, nationwide. These Missouri sites have, for years, helped the homeless and the unemployed. They have now added the Prisoner Reentry Initiative to the good causes they embrace.

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US Labor Department Prisoner Reentry Initiative

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