A press story, engineered by Conscious Frontiers, featuring the remarkable turnaround stories of five ex-offenders from London who got jobs or set up thriving businesses during lockdown, has gone viral – now published in over 100 newspapers and news outlets, including Yahoo, MSN, The Northern Echo, Glasgow Evening Times and the Belfast Telegraph. You can read the piece here as it ran in the Northern Echo on Sunday 31 January:
The stories of these men – all rehabilitated by crime prevention charity Key4Life and with supporting employability workshops delivered by KPMG UK – powerfully demonstrate that ex-offenders, who’ve often had a tough start in life, deserve another chance.
Really happy that a press story Conscious Frontiers initiated featuring the amazing turnaround stories of four ex-offenders who’ve attained great jobs or set up thriving businesses during lockdown, has gone viral, now published in over 100 newspapers and media outlets, including MSN, Yahoo, London Local, Irish News, Glasgow Evening Times, Northern Echo and the Oxford Mail. As part of this media campaign, Conscious Frontiers also set up interviews on ITV London and BBC Radio London featuring interviews with two former offenders. You can view the press story here as it ran in Newsbreak.
ITV London also ran a news piece interviewing two ex offenders who’ve been through the Key4Life rehabilitation programme and found work during this challenging time, which can be viewed here:
In this era of diversity, equity and inclusivity, Key4Life and KPMG are urging more businesses to extend more work opportunities to men with convictions.
For more information about Key4Life visit: www.key4life.org.uk