Unlocking Chicago’s Talent: A Recap of Our Fair Chance Hiring Breakfast

On Wednesday, June 26th, REFORM, in partnership with the Corporate Coalition of Chicago and JPMorgan Chase, hosted an impactful breakfast event dedicated to promoting fair chance hiring practices. The morning kicked off with inspiring remarks from Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul, REFORM CEO Robert Rooks, and JPMC’s Heather Higginbottom. Following these opening remarks, a dynamic panel discussion took center stage. Featuring Hyatt CEO Mark Hoplamazian, Freedman Seating Company CEO Craig Freedman, and Rush University Medical Center CEO Dr. Omar Lateef, and moderated by the esteemed Darlene Hill of Rise Strategy Group. The conversation was further enriched by the valuable insights of Roxanne Jackson, Director of Membership Engagement at REFORM. The panelists shared compelling stories and their successes in hiring individuals affected by the criminal justice system.
Gain Valuable Insights and Take Action
This event provided businesses with a wealth of knowledge on expanding their talent pool and creating a more inclusive workforce. Attendees had the chance to network with like-minded professionals, gain valuable insights from industry leaders, and learn actionable steps to implement fair chance hiring practices within their organizations.
The Conversation Doesn’t End Here!
While the event has concluded, the momentum for fair chance hiring continues. Join us in building a brighter future for Chicago’s workforce. For more information and resources email workmatters@reformalliance.com.
Together, we can unlock the full potential of Chicago’s talent!

Event Recap

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