• Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Is Giving Ex-Inmates A Second Chance With New Job-Training Program

    3 days ago - By Essence

    A newly-minted job-training program rolled out by Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is giving former prisoners hope in the real world upon their release.
    Having served nearly 100 days in office, Bottoms touts the PAT program, which stands for Preparing Adult offenders through Treatment, Therapy and Training, as the focal point of her efforts in advocating for criminal justice reform. According to CBS46, the re-entry program is designed to help non-violent criminals and ex-offenders receive vocational training while in jail, in order to remove any obstacles to employment when they're...
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