WELCOME TO CAPITAL WORKFORCE PARTNERS. Let us help you get started.
STAFF  |   PARTNERS
Careers for People, People for Careers. Your North Central Connecticut Workforce Source.

Journal Inquirer Story on CWP Workforce Star Daniel Rivera

Posted: Saturday, July 30, 2016

When Daniel Rivera was released from prison in 2008, he hoped to obtain his
license to become a plumber — only to learn that he couldn’t because he is
a felon. Instead, he got a job at a restaurant.

“The plan I had wasn’t what I ended up with today,” he says.

Even so, the Vernon man says he’s been lucky. Of the estimated 700,000
people who are released from incarceration every year, many haven’t shared
his success in finding employment, according to the National Employment Law Project.

“I feel blessed,” he says.  READ MORE

In the photo (l-r): Linda Kelly, HFPG; Daniel Rivera, Workforce Star Winner; Gus Marks-Hamilton, Workforce Star Winner, Mark Allen, American Job Center's Free to Succeed Program.