Sustainable Investment: Prisons & Communities Conference
Today we were excited to join an audience of guests from across the UK at the Sustainable Investments: Prisons & Communities Conference at the BT Centre. The event which was hosted by Business in the Community (BitC) in partnership with BT brought together advocates from the education, employment, enterprise, and well-being sectors.
One of the main issues covered was to change cultures in prisons. It was clear there was a shared consensus that we need to provide timely intervention, innovative learning, and open employment or entrepreneurship opportunities in advance of release, and this needs to be done in a way that works to their strengths and supports a plan to prevent re-offending. If we can do this, the benefit doesn’t just stop with ex-offenders and their families but will positively impact the local economy.
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For more information on BitC visit http://www.bitc.org.uk/programmes/business-connectors