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Press Release

U.S. Attorney's Office to Host Greater Upstate Reentry Job Fair & Expo to Help Secure Employment for Individuals with Criminal Records

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of South Carolina

Greenville, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that the United States Attorney’s Office; the South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services; SC Works; SC Vocational Rehabilitation; SC Department of Employment and Workforce; SC Department of Social Services; and the United States Probation Office are continuing their statewide partnership to help individuals with prior criminal backgrounds secure employment.

The Third Annual Greater Upstate Reentry Job Fair & Expo will be held Wednesday, April 10, 2019, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, at McAlister Square, located at 225 S. Pleasantburg Drive, Greenville, SC.

This job fair, which is intended as a resource for Upstate residents, is part of a series of events held annually in Florence, the Midlands, the Lowcountry, and the Upstate.  The partner organizations have tailored the expo to help people with a criminal record overcome the particular obstacles they face after returning home.

The fair and expo will include area employers friendly to hiring individuals with a criminal background and other organizations who provide resources for returning citizens. 

Professional dress is required.  As always, the event will feature workshops on how to seek expungements and pardons of prior criminal convictions. 

Interested employers or vendors should inquire with Diana Goldwire at (864) 315-9751 or




Lance Crick (864) 282-2105

Updated April 3, 2019

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