Richard Ruscitti

Become a Safer Employer

“Safer provides us with a solid, stable workforce of knowledgeable people.”

— Richard Ruscitti, South Chicago Dodge

Eric Zorn

Become a Safer Supporter

“Safer Foundation ... is, in a very real sense, a crime-fighting organization.”

Eric Zorn, Chicago Tribune

What We Do

We help people with criminal records become employed, law-abiding members of the community. LEARN MORE

  • Watch and Listen
    • Criminal Records Relief Seminar: Expungement, Sealing, and Alternative Forms of Relief… MORE >

    • Medill Reports Chicago, March 7, 2010: The City of Chicago is taking one more step… MORE >

    • WTTW Chicago Tonight, October 14, 2009: Finding a job is never easy in a recession,… MORE >

  • Headlines
    • Job Announcement: Correctional Residence Counselors – MASS HIRING: There will be a Mass Hiring for our entry level… MORE >

    • Foundation puts ex-cons to work: The Chicago Tribune features Safer Foundation during the holiday season.… MORE >

    • New Program for Those Just Released from Prison: Rockford's WIFR examines local reentry programs, focuses on Safer… MORE >

  • Reentry Resources
    • Reentry and Criminal Justice ResourcesMORE >

    • Safer Foundation DocumentsMORE >

    • Safer Foundation Fact SheetsMORE >

  • Public Policy
    • Public Policy: After 30 years of providing direct services to people with criminal… MORE >

    • Council of Advisors to Reduce Recidivism through Employment (CARRE): In order to make… MORE >

  • Success Stories
    • Nadeja Beasley: Nadeja Beasley had 10 long years to think about some costly choices she… MORE >

    • Jay Borchert: Jay Borchert can proudly say he’s been clean for five years. Earlier in… MORE >

    • Juan Cruz: Juan Cruz once lived the life of a gangbanger on the streets of Chicago. The… MORE >

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