Small Business Forum Connects Inmates to Potential Employers (VIDEO)

There is a county program making a difference in the lives of inmates.

Corporate Volunteer Council (CVC) hosted a small business forum at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility where businesses in the area had a chance to speak with inmates who are going through the OneStop program- part of the reentry services offered at the facility.

Eight months prior to their release, inmates become job ready, participate in mock interviews, talk about explaining their charges to a potential employer, and create resumes and cover letters.

MyMCMedia’s Aline Barros reports:

Correctional Officer Charged with Sex Assault of Inmate

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A Montgomery County correctional officer faces sex assault charges and police say his victim is a transgender woman. Olukunle A. Oyekanmi, 41, of Silver Spring has been charged with second-degree sexual assault, second-degree assault, sexual contact with an inmate and malfeasance in office, police said. He was released after posting a $20,000 bond, according to […]

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Small Business Forum Connects Inmates to Potential Employers (VIDEO)

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There is a county program making a difference in the lives of inmates. Corporate Volunteer Council (CVC) hosted a small business forum at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility where businesses in the area had a chance to speak with inmates who are going through the OneStop program- part of the reentry services offered at the facility. […]

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County Program Readies Inmates for Work (VIDEO)

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Inmates have access to a library, drug treatment services, and can attend religious programs at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility in Boyds. They can also participate in the OneStop program where–eight months prior to their release– they become job ready, participate in mock interviews, talk about explaining their charges to a potential employer, and create […]

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Aline Barros

About Aline Barros

Aline Barros is a multimedia reporter and community engagement specialist with Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at Abarros@mymcmedia.org and on Twitter at @AlineBarros2.

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