Job fair being held Thursday for ex-offenders in Nashville area

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) is partnering with local employers to hold a career fair for ex-offenders in the Nashville area.

Anyone seeking a job will have the opportunity to meet with potential employers looking to hire. Applications will be accepted.

Ex-offenders are encouraged to attend and bring their resumes and any other qualifications or certificates they may have earned.

The job fair is begin held at the TDOC Probation Parole Office at 220 Blanton Avenue in Nashville. It begins at 9 a.m. and lasts until 2 p.m.

TDOC says reducing recidivism through evidence-based programs and continued support after an offender’s release is part of their on-going mission.

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