Prison hosts job fair to help former inmates find work

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A first of its kind job fair was held at the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison Tuesday.

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office and the Capital Area ReEntry Coalition put on a fair aimed at trying to help former inmates get back into the workforce.

Before many of the job candidates were arrested, they were trained in various professional and skilled positions.

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