Quote of the Day 9/8/2014

“It’s a journey to get people who have never been a part of the workforce adept to the expectations of employers. We’re trying to impart those skills that employers are looking for. All too often they see a criminal conviction and exclude someone, and we know that without jobs they will keep going back to prison.”

-Kelly Doyle, state director of the Center for Employment Opportunities, which tries to help men and women who are coming out of prison obtain employment (Source: http://bit.ly/1tlUq82)


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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