UofM Will Host Forum on Connecting Businesses with Skilled Employees Who Are Ex-Offenders
May 29, 2019 - The University of Memphis will host "A Forum Connecting Memphis-Area Businesses with Sources of Skilled, Qualified Employees Who are Ex-Offenders (An Operation: Safe Community Initiative)" Tuesday, June 11, from 8 a.m.–noon in the University Center Ballroom. A continental breakfast will be served from 8–8:30 a.m.
The forum will provide an opportunity for local employers to learn how they can tap into sources of skilled, qualified workers while increasing opportunities for ex-offenders and creating a pathway for their success in the community.
Speakers will include Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris and Tennessee Department of Correction Commissioner Tony Parker.
The forum is free; register at memphis.edu/psi/register. Free parking will be available in the Zach Curlin Garage.
The event is sponsored by the Tennessee Department of Correction, Greater Memphis Chamber, University of Memphis Public Safety Institute and Memphis Shelby Crime Commission.
What: Forum Connecting Memphis-Area Businesses with Sources of Skilled, Qualified Employees Who are Ex-Offenders (An Operation: Safe Community Initiative)
When: Tuesday, June 11, 8 a.m.–noon
Where: UC Ballroom on the University of Memphis campus
Who: Tennessee Governor Bill Lee
Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland
Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris
Tennessee Department of Correction Commissioner Tony Parker
Bill Gibbons, director of the UofM Public Safety Institute and president of the Memphis Shelby Crime Commission