PROJECT ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE

Creating Pathways To Success
We have all made mistakes, some more costly than others, and understand there are consequences for our actions.  However, some mistakes can disrupt our lives and cause great hardship for many years to come.

It is estimated that there are approximately 2.3 million people in the U.S. prison system today.  In 2017, 622,377 indivdiuals in the U.S. left the prison system to start over, looking for opportunities to become productive members of society.  Sometimes, for men and women returning back to the communities they live in can be a very challenging transistion due to a lack of education, employment skills, limited housing options, and/or substance and mental health issues.

Individuals newly-released from the system are trying to navigate their way through the challenges of reentering society, which means locating a safe place to live, gain access to employment reunite with family and friends and avoid recidivism.  
MiDEC is committed to helping those returning from the prison system to establish a stable, successful and productive life back into the community. We work closely with our regional, state and national partners to ensure returning citizens have the necessary skills and employment-readiness for job placement.

Investing and offering positive engagement to those who have served their time, is critical to their success, allowing them to avoid recidivism, while creating the pathway to a brighter and fullfilling future.

Good paying full-time employment is vital to a successful intergation back into society.  MiDEC is working closely with correctional facilities, institutes of higher learning along with employers and employment professionals to ensure those leaving the prison system have a strong pathway to success.
MiDEC is committed to helping those returning from the prison system to establish a stable, successful and productive life back into the community. We work closely with our regional, state and national partners to ensure returning citizens have the necessary skills and employment-readiness for job placement.

Investing in and offering positive engagement in the men and women who served their time, is critical to long-term future success.   Good paying, full-time employment is vital to a successful intergation back into societys, allowing them a better chance in avoiding recidivism.
Setting the Stage for Success:
MiDEC, along with its many regional, state and national partners, is committed to ensuring everyone has equal access to gainful and equitable employement .  Our main focus in the Project Re-Entry program is centered on workforce development, creating a pathway to success for those who served their time.  We do this by:

  • Offering Certified Career and Certified Professional Coaching
  • Creating individual employment prepardness plans (getting ready for employment)
  • Assisting individuals with personal and professional development (owning their success)
  • Identifying the necessary skills and training needed to succeed
  • Impactful resume creation and top interviewing skills
  • Know Your Rights! What you need to know before you start your job

​If you are an employer, employment agency, institue of higher learning or an individual who wants to learn more or become part of this important work, please Click Here to learn more and become a global change-agent. Together, we can create a more tolerant and accepting world where everyone has a second-chance.
Creating Strong Pathways to Success