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    Career Prospects for People With Criminal Records: From the Community Corrections Lens

    Career Prospects for People With Criminal Records: From the Community Corrections Lens

    How can policymakers, practitioners, government officials, and employers take the next steps to equalize employment opportunities for individuals with criminal records? In this Events @ RAND podcast based on the Career Prospects for People with Criminal Records Symposium held at RAND in 2019, Veronica Cunningham and Nicole Jarrett offer their perspectives. RAND's Dionne Barnes-Proby hosts.

    • 50 min
    Career Prospects for People With Criminal Records: Practitioners’ Views on Barriers and Opportunities

    Career Prospects for People With Criminal Records: Practitioners’ Views on Barriers and Opportunities

    What are best practices for second chance hiring? In this Events @ RAND podcast based on the Career Prospects for People with Criminal Records Symposium held at RAND in 2019, Joshua Miller, Toney L. Earl Jr., Tony Lewis Jr., and Andrew Morton discuss strategies for overcoming barriers and improving employment outcomes through reentry, community supervision, and employer-driven programs. RAND's Dionne Barnes-Proby hosts.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Career Prospects for People With Criminal Records: Certification, Background Checks, and Stigma

    Career Prospects for People With Criminal Records: Certification, Background Checks, and Stigma

    Is improving career prospects through federal policies working? What can we learn from state and local policies? In this Events @ RAND podcast based on the Career Prospects for People with Criminal Records Symposium held at RAND in 2019, Peter Leasure, Michael Vuolo, and Naomi F. Sugie present evidence from employer and job-seeker studies on Ban-the-Box, Certificates of Relief, and background checks. RAND's Priscillia Hunt hosts.

    • 53 min
    Career Prospects for People With Criminal Records: How Do People Stop Committing Crimes?

    Career Prospects for People With Criminal Records: How Do People Stop Committing Crimes?

    Can criminal justice reform help people with a record get and keep a job, or better yet, a career? In this Events @ RAND podcast based on the Career Prospects for People with Criminal Records Symposium held at RAND in 2019, senior policy researcher Shawn D. Bushway says that a better understanding of desistance—how and when people with criminal records stop offending—may be the key. RAND's Priscillia Hunt hosts.

    • 15 min
    How the Media Can Help Fight Truth Decay

    How the Media Can Help Fight Truth Decay

    Truth Decay is the diminishing role of facts and analysis in American public life. As part of this phenomenon, Americans are losing faith in once-trusted sources of information, including the news. How might media organizations address this?

    • 48 min
    What's the Fair Price of a Drug?

    What's the Fair Price of a Drug?

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, Ezekiel J. Emanuel, chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania, delivers the 2018 Albert P. Williams Lecture on Health Policy. A former special advisor for health policy to the director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, Emanuel explains why drug prices are so high and proposes a policy solution.

    • 1 hr 4 min

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