Goodwill Fort Worth shared Goodwill Industries International joined key stakeholders and partners on June 13 at the White House to promote connecting second-chance individuals, who are benefiting from early release under provisions of the bi-partisan First Step Act, with opportunities to learn and earn.
As the nation’s leading workforce development provider, Goodwill provided comments on the need to welcome hundreds of thousands of individuals back into communities across the country with employment opportunities and support to ensure success. For nearly 70 years, Goodwill Fort Worth has helped people facing challenges reach their full potential through learning and the power of work. Goodwill Fort Worth partners with public and private entities to ensure second-chance individuals’ success.
“Goodwill Fort Worth offers reentry-specific services to help second-chance individuals with occupational skills training, industry-recognized credentials, and placement into employment, apprenticeships or post-secondary education through the ReLaunch Program,” said David Cox, President and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth. “We stand ready to collaborate with community businesses and partners to meet the needs of second-chance individuals and create long-term career pathways for them.”