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How to Seal or Expunge a Criminal Record: Free webinar hosted by Goodwill on July 21

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Research has shown that relief from the stigma associated with a criminal record leads to improved outcomes when seeking employment

From Goodwill Industries of Central Florida

On Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at 2pm Goodwill Industries of Central Florida’s virtual job connection team will partner with Seminole County Bar Association Legal Aid Society, Inc. to host a free webinar on sealing and expungement. This virtual session will walk participants through the process of successfully having a criminal record sealed or expunged on their own, including who is eligible. Research has shown that relief from the stigma associated with a criminal record leads to improved outcomes when seeking employment.

Interested participants must register in advance by visiting https://bit.ly/2UfDTeV. Registered participants will receive a Zoom Meeting link by email.

Many Central Floridians are still unemployed and unsure of how to find their next job opportunity, making Goodwill’s Job Connection services a valuable resource to the community. Employment specialists have been working virtually with job seekers to update résumés, practice interviewing and apply for openings online. Upcoming free webinars can be found on Goodwill’s website.

Anyone in need of assistance can email JobConnection@GoodwillCFL.org or call (407) 235-1541.

For more than 60 years, Goodwill Industries of Central Florida has provided vocational and job placement services to tens of thousands of people living in Central Florida. Through 30 retail/outlet stores and 20 Donation Xpress locations in Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Brevard, Lake and Volusia counties, Goodwill diverts 16 million pounds of clothing and household items from landfills annually. Goodwill Industries of Central Florida directly channels more than 90 percent of its annual revenue into programs that enable individuals to secure meaningful employment, achieve their personal goals and thrive economically.

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