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Boot camp labor put to use in community to demolish blighted homes

Credit: WTTW

Credit: WTTW Chicago Tonight

For men and women who have served time in jail or prison, finding employment afterward can be difficult. But the Vocational Rehabilitation Impact Center (VRIC) in the Cook County Sheriff’s Department aims to help those detainees earn skills while serving sentences — and also serving the community.

Even on a snowy day in south suburban Ford Heights, one work crew is focused on the task of demolishing an abandoned home…Please click here to read or view Brandis Friedman’s story on WTTW’s Chicago tonight.

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