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10 Facts About Prison to Employment Connection
0We partner with over 50 Bay Area employers and service providers (P2EC Partners).
0P2EC Partners come to the prison to conduct job interviews with program participants and provide feedback, support and connections for employment.
0We are the only program in the 35 prisons in California that connects the currently incarcerated, face to face, with employers before they are released.
0P2EC 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 our graduates interview as well as, or better than, job candidates they typically interview.
085% of our graduates interview BETTER than job candidates the employers interview on the street.
0Upon completion of the program, most participants experience hope and a new sense of promise for the future.
0Our graduates have a 1% recidivism rate compared to the rate of 65% in the state of California.
0Scott Kernan, former Secretary of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, has observed and is supportive of our program.
0To date, we have successfully graduated 298 people from the Prison to Employment Connection program.