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​April is Reentry Month

April Reentry Month features programs and events tailored to meet the needs of the adult reentry population by streamlining the process of reintegration into gainful employment and community life.
Please see below for events happening this month and get back on the path to employment.

​Reentry Expo and Second Chance Job Fair Illustration of people connected by white lines

Tuesday, April 30 from 12 to 7 p.m.
Burton Barr Central Library

This expo is focused on helping individuals who have barriers to employment due to a prior arrest or conviction. Presented in partnership with ARIZONA@WORK; United States Probation Office, District of Arizona; and Community Legal Services. Additional Services provided by Dress for Success and St. Joseph the Worker.


2nd Floor College Depot Digital Classroom

Registration with Arizona Job Connection at is required to participate in the job fair.

Workshops & Success Stories

1 to 2:30 p.m.
1st Floor Pulliam Auditorium

These workshops are designed to assist adults in the reentry population in improving their job prospects. Attendees gain the opportunity to access AWEE/A New Leaf and ARIZONA@WORK's free services, listen to success stories, and be the first to meet the employers present for the job fair.

  • How to Share Your Legal History

  • How to Work a Job Fair

  • How to Keep a Job

Suit Up with Dress for Success & St. Joseph the Worker Mobile Unit

1 to 4 p.m.
Outside east entrance parking lot

Free professional attire, resume, or application help is made available to job seekers hoping to make a positive impression with potential employers.

Second Chance Job & Resource Fair 

3 to 5 p.m.
2nd Floor College Depot Auditorium

This fair provides opportunities for reentry job seekers to connect with reentry-friendly employers from multiple industries. Attendees can bring copies of their resumés and wear a free professional outfit obtained onsite during the expo.

Set Aside Clinic

4 to 7 p.m.
2nd Floor College Depot Digital Classroom

Community members with an Arizona conviction in their background may qualify to set aside their conviction and restore their civil rights. Community Legal Services attorneys provide a free presentation and clinic.

Before attending the clinic, determine eligibility by calling (602) 258-3434 or picking up an application at a CLS office (locations at

Please note that felony records cannot be expunged, sealed, or deleted, and not all convictions can be set aside. Non-qualifying convictions include sexually motivated crimes and/or crimes requiring registration.

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