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Staff Stories: Creating a New Paradigm for Reentry Employment: Q&A with the Experts

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CEO Updates: CEO in the News: NYTimes and The Hill

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Nyjheri Carnell

When Nyjheri enrolled in CEO she was 26 years old and had spent a total of five years in prison since she was 20. In the past, it had been easy to fall back into old routines, friendships, and habits when she came home. But this time, she said, something felt different.

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Voices of CEO: Charles Brown

Charles Brown began his prison sentence when he was 17. By the time he returned home to Philadelphia he was a 53 year old whose entire adult life had been shaped by the criminal justice system. All of Charles’ accomplishments — from earning his GED to enrolling in college classes to becoming a mentor — were inseparable from his incarceration.

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Voices of CEO: Katie Garcia

"[Those] were the first paychecks I'd received in seven years..."

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Voices of CEO: Robert Crain

"Life before CEO was 12 years of prison."

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Voices of CEO: Shanon Fulcher

“I did two years in prison, and when I came out I didn’t have the basics … a job, or clothes, or anywhere to stay. My parole officer sent me to CEO and they helped me right away. CEO got me earning money to support myself, and provided me with opportunities to get trained in different skills and get experience in the field. It’s really boosting my resume ... I’ve been working with CEO for three months now, and all these experiences are teaching me how to carry myself and grow and adapt. CEO has really helped me reenter society.”

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CEO Updates: Branching Out in the Rocky Mountain State

CEO opens a new office in Colorado Springs.

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CEO Updates: Growing Our Roots Along the Mississippi

CEO opens a new office in Memphis.

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CEO Updates: Setting Up Shop in the Motor City

CEO opens a new office in Detroit.

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