Advancing social justice through second-chance hiring: How businesses can help

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During the past year, hundreds of American CEOs have issued statements of support for racial justice, and many have pledged millions of dollars to the cause. But some companies that are leading on the issue of racial justice are taking the next step: by adapting their hiring practices for those with criminal records, these firms are investing in true systemic change.

Read the full article by Damien Dwin, Alyssa Lovegrove, and Pietra Rivoli on Washington Business Journal here.

Dwin (MSB’97) is a Georgetown McDonough School of Business alumni and long-time friend of the Pivot Program. Lovegrove serves as the academic director for the Pivot Program. Rivoli is the co-founder and executive director of the Pivot Program.