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10 Facts About Prison to Employment Connection
0We collaborate with over 50 Bay Area employers and service providers (PEC Partners).
0PEC Partners come to the prison to conduct job interviews with inmates and provide feedback, support and connections for employment.
0We connect inmates with employers before they are released from prison.
0PEC Partners include Animal Care, Baking, Construction, Culinary Arts, Healthcare, Hospitality, Janitorial & Maintenance, Screen Printing, Restaurant, Technology and Transportation.
0Data collected from our employer assessments report that 99% of the inmates who graduated from the program interview as well as, or better than, job candidates they typically interview.
085% of the inmates interviewed BETTER than job candidates the employers interview on the street.
0Upon completion of the program, most men experience hope and a new sense of promise for the future.
0PEC is planning a 3-year study to collect data on the relationship between our graduates and recidivism.
0Scott Kernan, Secretary of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, has observed and is supportive of our program.
0To date, we have successfully graduated 164 men from the Prison to Employment Connection program.