Assessing your skills and experiences are the first steps toward finding rewarding employment. You Have Rights Too provides practical knowledge to help determine the type of work that may be right for you.
Use your head to determine where a potential employer would perceive risk from your criminal history and do not entertain the thought of working in that type of situation. There are jobs that will be available to ex-offenders and those that will not.
Keep your spirit strong by staying relevant, take part in church and community events and read the happenings in local newspapers as it is important to keeping a sense of belonging and to maintaining a positive mental attitude in dealing with rejection.
The barriers that have become accepted practices have worked to prevent access to and realistic application for employment for ex-offenders.
The costs of providing the free services through this website far exceed our limited resources. A gift of money would help us.
There are lots of ways to reach us-- if your interested in our work or services we're interested in hearing from you.
Visit our job listing page to see current positions that may be right for you.
Learn how to craft a resume and cover letter that puts yourself in the best light to a prospective employer through the resources available on this website and the links to other important resources.
You Have Rights Too is fighting to break down the barriers to employment for ex-offenders who have been marginalized by the hiring practices of many mainstream employers by offering resources that aid in the effort to achieving fulfilling employment.