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Ex-Offenders Receive Workforce Assistance
Updated May 5, 2013 12:05 AM | Filed under: Network Indiana
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(INDIANAPOLIS)- Helping ex-offenders successfully re-enter the workforce in Marion County is a top priority of Indianapolis city officials.

Mayor Greg Ballard says about 5,000 ex-offenders re-enter society every year in Marion County alone. But within three years, 74% wind up back in prison.

The mayor wants to improve that statistic and has announced a program that tracks the ex-offenders and offers them workshops and training.

Indianapolis Colts Head Coach Tony Dungy is honorary chairman of the effort.

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