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Minnesota Employers' Perceptions of Hiring People with a Criminal Record
Minnesota Economic Trends (DEED)
Formerly incarcerated people face a tough journey home
After Prison, Finding a Job Becomes the Next Challenge
Duluth News Tribune
Minnesota Prison Program Aims to Prepare Inmates for Solar Jobs
Energy News Network
As Labor Pool Shrinks, Prison Time Is Less of a Hiring Hurdle
New York Times