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On June 15, 2021, the Higher Education and Workforce Investment Subcommittee of the U.S. House Education and Labor Committee held a hearing, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Reauthorization: Examining Successful Models of Employment for Justice-Involved Individuals, also known as ex-offenders.  The subcommittee is chaired by U.S. Rep. Frederica S. Wilson (D-FL).

There were four witnesses:

  • Ms. Traci Scott, Vice President, Workforce Development Division, National Urban League (testimony)
  • Mr. Gregg Keesling, President, DBA RecycleForce Workforce, Inc., Indianapolis, IN (testimony)
  • Dr. Pamela Lattimore, Senior Director for Research Development, Division for Applied Justice Research, RTI International, Durham , NC, (testimony),
  • Ms. Wendi Safstrom, Executive Director, SHRM Foundation (testimony).

Chair Wilson delivered an opening statement.  Ranking Member U.S. Rep. Greg Murphy (R-NC) delivered an opening statement.

The video of the hearing is online.