Chicago Launches Job Effort For Ex-Convicts

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http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/chi-0307210186jul21,1,7316704.story?coll=chi-newslocal-hed The Chicago Mayor's Office of Workforce Development has given a non-profit agency that focuses on individual and community health a $180,000 grant to employ 50 ex-convicts on the West Side, where many come from and where many return after being released from prison, the Chicago Tribune reports. On Thursday, Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich signed a bill that allows ex-convicts to receive . . .

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