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Ohio Manufacturers’ Webinar: Recruiting and Retaining Justice-Impacted Individuals

Ohio Manufacturers’ Webinar: Recruiting and Retaining Justice-Impacted Individuals

OMA Offers June 20 Webinar on Fair Chance Employment and Justice-Impacted Talent in Ohio

The Ohio Manufacturer’s Association has announced a webinar titled “Recruiting and Retaining Untapped Talent: Justice-Impacted Individuals,” scheduled for Thursday, June 20, 2024, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. The event is designed to highlight on the significant potential within the justice-impacted population and the benefits of Fair Chance employment practices.

Webinar Highlights:

  • Fair Chance Employment: Learn about the policies and practices that support the hiring of justice-impacted individuals.
  • Justice-Impacted Talent in Ohio: Discover the unique skills and talents that justice-impacted individuals bring to the workforce.
  • Intersectionality Across Untapped Talent Groups: Explore how justice-impacted individuals intersect with other untapped talent pools.
  • Engaging Justice-Impacted Individuals in Manufacturing: Find out about the opportunities and resources available to help integrate justice-impacted individuals into manufacturing career pathways.

Who Should Attend?

  • Manufacturers interested in developing a pipeline of skilled workers
  • Members of industry sector partnerships
  • Workforce and education professionals
  • Economic development professionals


  • Envoy: Specializes in developing strategies that enable employers, industries, and leaders to expand opportunities and broaden their talent pipelines to include justice-impacted individuals.
  • Ohio Penal Industries: Aims to reduce recidivism by training incarcerated adults in marketable skills and providing practical work experience. They partner with private companies to produce goods and services, preparing individuals for employment upon release.
  • JBM Packaging: A leading manufacturer of custom packaging solutions and a fair chance employer, JBM Packaging employs over 30 formerly incarcerated individuals. Their successful partnership with Ohio Penal Industries highlights their commitment to providing second chances and fostering a diverse workforce.

Registration Information:

There is no charge for this webinar, thanks to sponsorship from Ohio’s EDA Good Jobs Challenge. For more information, contact the OMA at (800) 662-4463 or visit the webinar information page.

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