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Second-chance hiring could help solve the labor shortage - and address racial inequality

American Family's Nyra Jordan shares her experience and expertise on fair chance hiring with Fast Company

Improving employment access for justice-impacted individuals could help fill millions of currently vacant jobs while also reducing crime and economic disenfranchisement.  American Family Social Impact Investment Director Nyra Jordan offers her perspective and experience in Fast Company magazine, including what American Family and the American Family Institute for Corporate and Social Impact are doing in this area and urges other companies to take up their own efforts. 

Read the entire piece to learn more. 


About the American Family Insurance group    
Based in Madison, Wisconsin, American Family Insurance has been serving customers since 1927. We inspire, protect and restore dreams through our insurance products, exceptional service from our agency owners and employees, community investment and creative partnerships to address societal challenges. We act on our belief in diversity and inclusion by constantly evolving to meet customer needs and preferences. American Family Insurance group is the nation’s 13th-largest property/casualty insurance group, ranking No. 251 on the Fortune 500 list. The group sells American Family-brand products, primarily through exclusive agency owners in 19 states. The American Family Insurance group also includes CONNECT, powered by American Family Insurance, The GeneralHomesite and Main Street America Insurance. Across these companies the group has more than 13,500 employees nationwide.

About the American Family Insurance Institute for Corporate and Social Impact    
The American Family Insurance Institute for Corporate and Social Impact is a venture capital firm and partner of choice for exceptional entrepreneurs who are building scalable, sustainable businesses in a long-term effort to close equity gaps in America. It also recognizes that capacity building and supporting organizations and experts that have been working toward social causes are equally important in making a positive impact within our communities around the country.