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Getting Hired with Arrests and Convictions

Growing Home, Inc. has a 99% placement success rate when it comes to finding good jobs for people who face multiple barriers to employment. Our next workshop gives you a taste of the award-winning instruction our Production Assistants at Growing Home receive every day on the job. For the first time ever we are opening our “job readiness training doors” to the public for this very special class.

Getting Hired with Arrests & Convictions

April 30, 2014


Wood Street Urban Farm & Training Center

5814 S Wood Street

Chicago, IL 60636

This special workshop is designed for you to…

  • Learn how to approach employers when you have a record.
  • Understand your record and how to talk about it in a job interview.
  • Walk away with resources for juvenile and adult expungement and sealing.
  • Use educational and work experience gained while incarcerated to sell yourself and your skills to employers.

For more information or to rsvp please call (773) 414 - 7144 or

Email: outreach Participants must rsvp. This class is free and open to all.

Growing Home Inc. is a non profit social enterprise which uses organic agriculture as a vehicle for job training, employment and community development.

We specialize in training and placing individuals who have had a hard time finding work in the past into sustainable full-time jobs. Come and experience the Growing Home difference when it comes to job readiness and placement at our next workshop.

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