Jul 08, 2021 | By Yamirca Vazquez on Gotham Gazette
Opinion: Key Fixes for New York’s Broken Parole System Await the Governor’s Signature
It wasn’t the eight months of military-style, intense shock incarceration that finally broke me; it was my parole officer. After my incarceration at Lakeview Shock Incarceration Correctional Facility for non-violent offenders in Brocton, New York, I quickly realized I was living in constant fear of reincarceration. My parole officer had ...
Apr 29, 2021 | By Crains New York Business
Google Partners with Nonprofits on Skills Training for Formerly Incarcerated People
Google will join New York-based groups The Ladies of Hope Ministries, Center for Employment Opportunities, Defy Ventures and The Fortune Society to help improve job prospects for people with criminal records, a group that's unemployed at 5x the national average.
Jan 07, 2021 | By BronxNet
BronxNet Discusses CEO's Program for the Formerly Incarcerated
OPEN Host Daren Jaime sits with the Communications Manager at the Center for Employment Opportunities, Jovanni Ortiz discussing how the program is providing employment services for recently incarcerated individuals.
Oct 30, 2019 | By Bronxnet
CEO's Sr. Director Cynthia Brackett of Vocational Services on BronxNet Talks Bronx Open House & More
Senior Director Cynthia Brackett of Vocational Services for Center for Employment Opportunities (C.E.O.), joins Host Doctor Bob Lee on BronxNet for a look at their Bronx location, their work to provide employment, and their upcoming Bronx ribbon cutting.