From TN Department of Labor & Workforce Development

Talking Second Chances is a podcast that explores how Tennessee is reimagining its workforce by helping justice involved individuals prepare to successfully reenter communities across the state. Listen to engaging and candid talk about reentry, and hear perspectives from both JII individuals and employers who are willing to give them a second chance.

Talking Second Chances-Dr. William Arnold (Premiere Episode)

During this episode of Talking Second Chances, host Trevor White talks with Dr. William Arnold, the Director of the Tennessee Office of Reentry. They discuss the evolution of the office, its purpose, its mission, and how the state is working to change the mindset of employers when it comes to hiring justice involved individuals. (January 25, 2023)

Talking Second Chances

Talking Second Chances - Dr. Laura Ferguson Mimms  (Latest Episode)

This special episode celebrating Second Chance Month welcomes Dr. Laura Ferguson Mimms, Executive Director of the Tennessee Higher Education Initiative (THEI), a nonprofit that provides holistic support to incarcerated scholars as they pursue college programs in Tennessee prisons leading to associate and bachelor's degrees, and as they prepare for reentry. You can find out more about THEI by visiting its website at 1, 2024)

Talking Second Chances Podcast Episodes

Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Podcasts:

Tennessee's Workforce Reimagined

Department Podcast
TN's Workforce Reimagined

No Wrong Door

Adult Education Podcast
No Wrong Door
(NWD ended production.)

Talking Second Chances

TN Office of Reentry Podcast
Talking Second Chances

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