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Apr 15, 2024   |  By Quiana Brifu, Federal Policy Associate

CEO Partners with Mayor Cherelle Parker for Spring Philadelphia Clean Up: #CleanandGreen

A Testimony to Community Engagement In the bustling streets of Philadelphia's Germantown area, a remarkable partnership recently unfolded between the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) and Mayor Cherelle Parker. This collaboration not only beautified the community but also symbolized the impactful work CEO does in supporting justice-impacted people while fostering ...

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Nov 15, 2023   |  By Jason Kahler

“Exceed everyone’s expectations:” Reggie finds new purpose with Hilco and CEO

Philadelphia Hilco Crew Site Supervisor Ella Saunders can’t help but sing Reggie’s praises. “Reggie serves as an inspiring example of personal growth and determination to positively impact society,” says Saunders. “He has shown great enthusiasm and engagement during his time at Hilco,” she continues,“ eagerly participating in training sessions and ...

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Feb 14, 2023   |  By

Philly employment programs kick off this spring to help end cycle of violence

Rasheed Abdus says when he got out of prison four years ago, at age 21, he struggled to find a job. “Maybe cause I didn’t know how to use a computer,” he said. A friend connected him to the Center for Employment Opportunities, a national work readiness organization with a ...

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Aug 26, 2022   |  By Eric Borsuk

Jose shares why SNAP benefits are vital for successful reentry

Jose heard about the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) while residing at a halfway house in Philadelphia. With a referral from his unit team, he soon began working with a CEO crew cleaning up the streets of Philly, earning daily pay and receiving coaching to pursue the job of his ...

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Jul 19, 2022   |  By EIN Presswire

The National Reentry Workforce Collaborative Opens Registration for Inaugural Conference

Issues surrounding reentry, equity and inclusion, and the opportunities made available to justice-impacted individuals, are some of the most relevant, pressing civil rights challenges in our country today. Organizations and legislators that advocate for these individuals have a new opportunity.

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May 11, 2022   |  By South Philly Review

Scanlon announces $1 million to support workforce training

Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon announced $1 million in new federal funding she recently secured to support a workforce training program for formerly incarcerated Philadelphians. It is one of 10 Community Project Funding awards, formerly known as earmarks, Scanlon delivered for her district through the Fiscal Year 2022 federal government funding ...

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Apr 04, 2022   |  By Quiana Pugh

Members of Congress hear from justice-impacted individuals

At CEO, we have a vision that each person returning home from incarceration will have access to a quality job and economic mobility. Even though more than 600,000 individuals return home from incarceration each year, they are largely unable to access our country’s public workforce system and the support needed ...

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Jan 20, 2022   |  By WHYY

Philly looks to expand initiative offering support to potential shooters before they pick up a gun

Despite the ongoing pandemic, Philadelphia officials said they are trying to expand one of their key gun violence prevention programs. Read More

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