Releases & Statements

Feb 07, 2024

A Missed Opportunity for Colorado: Center for Employment Opportunities Expresses Disappointment after Senate Judiciary Postpones Reentry Cash Pilot

Legislation would have provided Coloradans returning from incarceration up to $3,000 to cover essential needs, such as housing, food, transportation, and more Denver, CO – February 7, 2024 - Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee postponed Senate Bill 24-012. The bill was introduced in January by Colorado State Senators Julie Gonzales ...

Read More
Jan 11, 2024

Colorado Legislators Introduce Innovative Bill to Create Pilot Program That Would Provide Direct Cash Payments to People Returning from Incarceration

Read More
Dec 19, 2023

Groundbreaking Bill Introduced by Sens. Gillibrand and Ricketts to Ensure People Don’t Have to Choose Between Putting Food on the Table & Participating in Paid Career Training

Read More
Dec 04, 2023

CEO and Partners Awarded $6.9 Million California Workforce Development Grant

Read More
Nov 16, 2023

Center for Employment Opportunities’ Apprenticeship Program Earns Critical Certification from U.S. Department of Labor

Read More
Aug 23, 2023

Sens. Coleman and Gonzales Announce Upcoming Legislation at Reentry Cash Program Launch Event

Read More
Aug 09, 2023

NBA Foundation Teams up with the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) to Expand Job Training in the Southern Region

Read More
Jun 14, 2023

Clean Slate Governor's Statement

Read More
May 08, 2023

New Bipartisan Bill Bolsters Effective Job Training Programs

Read More
Mar 21, 2023

CEO supports groundbreaking JustUs Coordinating Council report

Read More
Feb 17, 2023

100 Organizations Urge Congress to Strengthen Job Training and Food Security Access

Read More
Jan 31, 2023

LinkedIn Teams Up with Center for Employment Opportunities to create Groundbreaking ‘Job Seeking with a Criminal Record’ Learning Course

Read More
Jan 18, 2023

Truist Foundation Awards Center for Employment Opportunities $1 Million To Advance Social, Economic Mobility for Formerly Incarcerated People

Read More
Jan 04, 2023

The Allstate Foundation Awards Center for Employment Opportunities $1,000,000 to Advance Racial Equity and Support Workforce Development

Read More
Nov 18, 2022

Center for Employment Opportunities Partners with Indeed to Increase Economic Mobility for Formerly Incarcerated Job Seekers

Read More
Nov 17, 2022

Google Offers Digital Skills Training to Thousands of Formerly Incarcerated Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Participants

CEO has integrated Grow With Google initiative into job readiness training to create economic mobility for participants in 31 cities across the country

Read More
Oct 25, 2022

Center for Employment Opportunities Partners with CompTIA to Help Returning Citizens Learn Tech Skills for Sought-After IT Jobs

Read More
Aug 25, 2022

CEO Statement on SB 1304 (“Gate Money Bill’) Passing California Assembly

Read More
Jul 25, 2022

CEO Partners With Unite Us to Expand and Improve Health Care to its Participants Across Country

Read More
Jul 07, 2022

CEO, REPAC, ARC Applaud $50 million Investment for the Statewide Reentry Employment Grant Program

Read More
Jun 15, 2022

CEO Expands Work in PA with Pittsburgh Partnership

Read More
Jun 01, 2022

CEO Statement on California Senate Bill SB 1304 (“Gate Money Bill’)

Read More
Apr 05, 2022

CEO Statement on Committee Passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2022

Read More
Sep 23, 2021

$24 Million Returning Citizens Stimulus from Center for Employment Opportunities Benefits Thousands Released From Prisons and Jails During COVID-19

Read More
Sep 22, 2021

For The People and The Center for Employment Opportunities Partner to Provide Cash Assistance and Reentry Services to People Released via Resentencing in California

Read More
Aug 23, 2021

Newly Launched Cohort of Mission-Driven Businesses Will be Equipped to Provide Employment & Training Services for Thousands of SNAP Recipients Nationwide

Read More
Jul 29, 2021

U.S. Bank Foundation invests $1 million to support emerging leaders and community-led solutions to address economic disparities

Read More
Jul 13, 2021

Greenlight Fund Brings Center for Employment Opportunities to Metro Atlanta

Read More
May 03, 2021

Joint Statement From The Center For Employment Opportunities And Vote.Org On Legislation To Restore Voting Rights To People On Parole In New York

Read More
Apr 20, 2021

CEO Statement on George Floyd Murder Verdict

Read More
Apr 20, 2021

Statement From The Center For Employment Opportunities On The American Jobs Plan

Read More
Apr 13, 2021

CEO Statement on the Police Killing of Daunte Wright

Read More
Oct 28, 2020

Albany’s Center for Employment Opportunities Receives Support from Bank of America Grant

Read More
Oct 19, 2020

REDF, Seattle Jobs Initiative, and Center for Employment Opportunities Receive $1.2M USDA Grant to Train Employment Social Enterprises to Serve SNAP Participants

Read More
Oct 08, 2020   |  By Karen Crane, KeyBank

Keybank Donates $300,000 In COVID-19 And Social Justice Support To Central And Southwestern Ohio Nonprofits

Read More
Sep 25, 2020

Center for Employment Opportunities Celebrates SNAP Reform in Passage of Budget

Read More
May 19, 2020

Michigan Must End Lifetime Ban on Food Assistance to Formerly Incarcerated Residents

See PDF version with annotations here.

Read More