Login

ADVERTISEMENT

Ex-inmates to receive help through Little Rock jobs program

LR to help them get training, jobs

photo.caption|escapejs

Photographs by Thomas Metthe

Kenny Hopson recently completed a six-month job training program at Our House in Little Rock after being released from prison. Going forward, Our House will be affiliated with the Rock City Reentry Project.

A new Little Rock program paid for with federal tax dollars will connect former prison inmates with construction, restaurant and other high-demand jobs -- and cover their minimum-wage paychecks for four months, officials said.

This story is only available from the Arkansas Online archives. Stories can be purchased individually for $2.95. Click here to search for this story in the archives.

Comments

Goad says...

Sounds like a great program. We need to have jobs to keep people from returning to prison.

Posted 20 August 2017, 1:04 p.m. Suggest removal

Log in to comment