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Governor’s Weekly Message: Reducing Recidivism by Expanding Job Training Efforts

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 23, 2015



Wilmington, DE – In his weekly message, Governor Markell highlights efforts to expand job training to offenders to reduce recidivism rates.

“One of the challenges to reducing recidivism across our state and around the country is the need to address the high levels of unemployment experienced by individuals who are involved in the criminal justice system and have completed their sentence of incarceration,” said Governor Markell. “By helping all Delawareans receive training they can use to build productive law-abiding lives, we’ll keep Delaware moving forward.”
Every week, the Governor’s office releases a new Weekly Message in video, audio, and transcript form. The message is available on:

YouTube: https://youtu.be/5OHmyqSuugE
Delaware.Gov: http://governor.delaware.gov/podcast_video.shtml
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Governor’s Weekly Message: Reducing Recidivism by Expanding Job Training Efforts

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 23, 2015



Wilmington, DE – In his weekly message, Governor Markell highlights efforts to expand job training to offenders to reduce recidivism rates.

“One of the challenges to reducing recidivism across our state and around the country is the need to address the high levels of unemployment experienced by individuals who are involved in the criminal justice system and have completed their sentence of incarceration,” said Governor Markell. “By helping all Delawareans receive training they can use to build productive law-abiding lives, we’ll keep Delaware moving forward.”
Every week, the Governor’s office releases a new Weekly Message in video, audio, and transcript form. The message is available on:

YouTube: https://youtu.be/5OHmyqSuugE
Delaware.Gov: http://governor.delaware.gov/podcast_video.shtml
By email: Please contact our press team to subscribe to our press list
Facebook: www.facebook.com/governormarkell
Twitter: www.twitter.com/governormarkell

Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Reducing Recidivism by Expanding Job Training Efforts

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