Hello everyone and welcome
My name is Julie, and I am studying Sociology at the University of Texas. First of all, I would like to start by saying thank you for having me here today.
I am here today to give a speech about the importance of Giving ex-cons a second chance, and the effect it has on society, but also for businesses.
They are also scared that the former inmates get back into their former criminal life. One of their fears is that they will commit a crime on the new job.
For the former prisoners it is about the constant anxiety that everyone knows about their criminal background. So, they will prove from the moment they get hired that they are good enough.
For the most part they will try to improve. Many of them are willing to work overtime and do anything to improve their image.
In comparison to the US and for example Denmark, the recidivism in the US. In the Us the recidivism are 77% and wile compared to Denmark it is 27% .