ValSoc CEO meets Sheriff Penzone

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Valjean Society CEO, Michael Harris, met with Maricopa County Sheriff, Paul Penzone while attending the 2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. March at Burton Barr Library on January 16, 2017.  Sheriff Penzone took the stage to introduce himself to a culturally diverse audience and did so in an impressive manner.  Following Sheriff Penzone’s speech, Michael sought to […]

Target Corp. bans the box on employment applications

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The nationwide battle to ban the box is gaining strength with the decision late last month by Minneapolis-headquartered Target Corp. to remove from its employment applications the box that applicants must check if they have a criminal record. Target’s move, however, was not totally altruistic. Intense pressure by TakeAction Minnesota, a statewide coalition of organizations […]