Today, as many as 1 in 3 adult Americans have a criminal record. That’s over 70 million people* who don’t have fair access to living wage work due to outdated hiring practices.
* National Conference of State Legislators (NCLS)
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Ignoring these numbers and the talent behind them isn’t just bad for society — it’s bad for business.
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What if instead, they had a fair chance to join the workforce, start a career, and contribute to communities and businesses?
Fair chance hiring practices help businesses tap into a new talent pool and create opportunities for everyone to win.
A criminal record shouldn’t be a life sentence to unemployment. We believe everyone deserves a fair chance to find living wage work and contribute to society.
Checkr.org connects people and businesses through fair chance employment initiatives — activating opportunities to transform lives, strengthen communities, and drive economic growth.
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