Manufacturing a Future Post-Release: Two Paths to High-Skill Manufacturing Jobs
April 27, 2022
Infrastructure is a major area of focus nationwide. This webinar highlighted the work of Manufacturing Extension Partnerships (MEP) Centers—which are currently operating in all 50 states and Puerto Rico—that can be a resource to connect individuals reentering the community with employment in manufacturing. Learn from leaders from colleges and corrections departments, and as well as employers about how they are helping prepare incarcerated people for careers in manufacturing and green energy.
Moderated by George Chochos, Senior Program Associate at the Vera Institute of Justice, speakers include:
- Matthew Fieldman, Executive Director, America Works, MAGNET: The Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network
- Jennifer Sanders, School Superintendent, Ohio Central School System, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction
- Derek Reilley, Program Director, Colby Community College (KS)
- Danny Denio, Regional Manager, Blue Raven Solar (KS)