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April 2017

Upstate Job Fair




Spartanburg – More than 30 local employers have signed on to a Job Fair to assist people with criminal records in finding employment. The Job Fair is sponsored by the SC Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services Reentry Center.

 The Job Fair will be held Friday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the CC Woodson Recreation Center 210 Bomar Avenue, Spartanburg. Attendees are encouraged to wear appropriate attire.

Workshops on obtaining a pardon and the expungement of criminal records will be held at 10:30, 11:30 and 12:30.

 More than 30 employers in construction, manufacturing, food services and others will be represented. They will be receiving resumes and talking about job opportunities at their places of business. A list of employers attending is attached, along with a list of public service providers.

 For more information on participating in the job fair contact: Spartanburg Reentry Center, (864) 594-3403 or

 Probationers, parolees and ex-offenders or any individual with criminal challenges in their background are encouraged to attend. Similar job fairs in the Spartanburg area have drawn hundreds of people in recent years.


 The SCDPPPS supervises more than 29,000 offenders on probation, parole and other forms of criminal supervision in South Carolina.

Job Fair Photo



February 2017

Walk a Mile

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The 7th Annual “Walk a Mile in Their Shoes” hosted by Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands will be held Thursday, April 6th, 2017 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. outside the South Carolina State House.
More than 2,000 law enforcement officers, men, women and children participate in this annual event by putting on a pair of heels- or shoe of your choice- and taking a short walk encouraging the community to get involved in the fight against sexual violence.
Click here to join the PPP Team and walk with us.
Even if you cannot be present on April 6th to walk, you can still donate to sponsor the PPP Team.
The registration deadline is March 26th. Let's be present and accounted for as we join other law enforcement officials in standing up against sexual violence.