Champions of Change

In early-2014, the White House has an initiative, Champions of Change, where it highlights that The best ideas come from the American people. Everyone has a story to tell, everyone has a part to play. All across the country, ordinary Americans are doing extraordinary things in their communities to out-innovate, out-educate, and out-build the rest of the… Continue reading Champions of Change

Business Leaders and Policy Makers Meet at White House: How Government Can Help—or Hinder—Employment for Ex-Cons

On July 1, 2014, according to a blog posting from the Council of State Governments, “[b]usiness executives and policymakers found common ground during a meeting at the White House on Monday designed to review ways in which government can help—or hinder—efforts to improve employment outcomes for people with criminal records.”  The program, “Pathways to Prosperity:… Continue reading Business Leaders and Policy Makers Meet at White House: How Government Can Help—or Hinder—Employment for Ex-Cons