Wednesday, October 14, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
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Megan Farry, Director of Strategic Partnerships 

Understanding Ban the Box and other New York regulations - A webinar presented by CEO 

Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2020 
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST
Length: 1 hour
Online webinar
Christine Kidd, National Director of Program Innovation, Center for Employment Opportunities and a related subject matter expert

The reentry hiring landscape state by state and even city by city. This hour webinar will explore both national and local Ban the Box regulations with a lens on New York State, and will also touch on current policy changes affecting the reentry employment field.

Key learnings objectives include:

  • Guidance on how to educate employers and respond to violations
  • Addressing the legal implications when an employer requests to avoid certain convictions
  • Introducing the concept of “collateral consequences” and its database
  • Understanding occupational licensing
  • Explore the Voting Rights restoration for people under Parole supervision. 

There will be a brief overview of bail reform with a focus on how it may affect a person’s employment journey.

This webinar is ideal for frontline staff, business services, recruiters, and human resource professionals looking to train and hire individuals with a justice involved history. There will be an opportunity for Q&A with the experts to support the learning.


Christine Kidd is the National Director of Program Innovation for the Center of Employment Opportunities (CEO).  Ms. Kidd's work focuses on identifying promising practices from within and outside CEO, scaling those practices across CEO’s 25+ offices, and sharing CEO's knowledge with allies in the reentry employment field. Ms Kidd will be a facilitator through all six webinars, tying together themes and lessons learned, while supported by subject matter experts in each topic to be addressed.

Learn more about CEO here: https://ceoworks.org/