Open Campus: Job-Hunting Isn’t Easy, Especially after Prison. San Quentin Is Trying to Change That.

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This news article from Open Campus examines how the San Quentin Rehabilitation Center's Prison to Employment Connection (P2EC) program helps men learn how to put the work they've done inside into context for prospective employers. P2EC is a 14-week job-readiness training program for people who are within one year of a release date or have a scheduled parole board hearing in the next six months. The curriculum includes an assessment to help participants identify possible careers, workshops on identifying strengths and transferable skills, and résumé editing.