Veterans with Criminal Justice Issues

Strategies for Overcoming Job Barriers from Criminal Records

by Stephan Haimowitz, J.D.

 

If you are a veteran facing homelessness, a job can be a big part of a plan to get back on your feet.
Having trouble with the law can make that harder. 
What follows are some strategies and resources that may help. 
The key is staying focused on the mission.

3  Strategies for Overcoming Job Barriers

3 Resources for Veterans with Criminal Justice Issues

“Our Nation has a long tradition of according leniency to veterans in recognition of their service.”
United States Supreme Court, Nov. 30, 2009   Porter vs. McCollum

“The whole point is for someone who’s made a mistake to have a chance to reclaim their life.”
New York Judge Henry Kron, Nov.13, 2008   In the Matter of Sergeant Osvaldo Hernandez