Workforce Opportunities For Returning Citizens

  1. Program Provider
  2. Full Description
Chamber of Commerce of Greater KC Foundation

Program Summary:
Kansas City has a number of high-performing non-profit organizations that assist in providing job training and placement for returning citizens. However, many of these entities struggle to engage with the business community, especially with jobs that are impactful and offer livable wages and benefits. The KC Chamber Foundation proposes to bridge this disconnect and identify, educate and assist companies to develop fair hiring policies and work with non-profit partners to build a regional returning citizen talent pipeline. The single most important predictor in recidivism is joblessness. 

Program Provider Address: 
30 W. Pershing Rd. • Suite 301 • Kansas City, MO 64108

816-374-5455 •


    These are the agencies that have a COMBAT-funded program with an emphasis on assisting incarcerated or recently individuals—or individuals on probation—get theirs lives on track and help reduce recidivism.

    Center For Conflict Resolution
    » Interrupting Cycles of Violence

    Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City Foundation
    » Workforce Opportunities For Returning Citizens

    Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas
    » Goodwill 180

    Kansas City Metropolitan Crime Commission
    » Second Change Reentry Employment Project

    Morning Star Development Corporation, Inc.
    » KC Municipal Courth Probation-Based Program

    Twelfth Street Heritage Development Corporation
    » Prison-to-Workforce Pipeline