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Sealing criminal records Columbus helps residents with $500k grant

Admin January 31, 2021
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Sealing criminal records in Columbus Ohio just got a little easier. The Columbus City Council is in receipt of a private $500,000 grant to assist the community in sealing criminal records. The grant is courtesy of the Alliance for the American Dream. Schmidt Futures put forward the competitive grant program to fund the online portal “Opportunity Port“. This facility offers…

Housing voucher discrimination support could be stalled

Admin September 27, 2020
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Housing Voucher Discrimination against Section 8 tenants and those with criminal records can benefit from revisions to fair housing laws. However tenants in Charlotte could see these efforts stalled by the General Assembly. The Great Neighborhoods Committee voted positively to amend State law to ban rental property owners and landlords refusing vouchers. In addition the amendments also banned landlords enquiring…

Criminal Records Expungement Program Pays $500 for Records Removal

Admin September 23, 2019
Criminal Records

Ohio-based CareSource is a non profit nationally recognized health plan. As a result one of the country’s largest administrators of Medicaid. The Indiana re entry criminal records expungement program will assist those returning to successfully adjust and transition back in to society. CareSource have received Indiana State approval for the $500 per person contribution. The health plan provider sees the…

California Criminal Records may See Millions Expunged

Admin June 17, 2019
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Two legislative measures (AB1076 and AB1331) concerning California criminal records argue for restoration of rights for ex prisoners. Those released often find that re acclimatising to society and overcoming the obstacles of re integration are a further sentence in itself. The Democrat initiative, if successful, could see upwards to eight million Californian residents enjoy a clean slate. This legislation follows…

Students with Criminal Records Get Another Opportunity at a Career

Admin October 8, 2017
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The STEP-UP program is helping many students with criminal records to embrace a trade and become skilled. Those students enrolled in the program can achieve a 1 year certificate within heavy equipment and thereafter seek out high demand roles. Such as construction, welding or office administration. One student found herself on the wrong side of the law with possession of…

Tenants with Criminal Records Viewed with Racial Disparity

Admin October 25, 2016
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White females see favoritism by landlords in Washington over their black female counterparts. The study in to tenants with criminal records by the Equal Rights Center was released on the 18th October. Both white and black female applicants had similar backgrounds. White female (applicants) tenants with criminal records were preferred in 47% of test cases. The Equal Rights executive director…

Amazon Criminal Background Checks for Drivers Questioned

Admin October 20, 2016
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A legal advocacy group has taken issue with more rigorous Amazon criminal background checks by delivery companies contracted to Amazon. The checks seen as disproportionately affecting black and Latino drivers. The Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights based in Boston have contacted Amazon CEO in respect of the new policy. The Amazon criminal background checks do not consider past performance in…

Juvenile Criminal Records Expungement Call to Arms

Admin July 25, 2016
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The State House has been a platform for Teens Leading The Way initiative on Juvenile criminal records expungement. A part victory was welcomed last week by activist groups. Efforts to free individuals stigmatized by their mis-spent youth and indiscretions seem to be bearing fruit. Gathering at The State House asides from Teens Leading The Way were UTEC and Roca. They…

Criminal History Records Initiative may See Racial Disparity

Admin July 21, 2016
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A recent study by The University of Michigan confirms that the “Ban the Box” reform over criminal history records may lead to racial disparity by employers. The initiative makes the removal of criminal history records from initial applications easier for former inmates to achieve an initial interview. However the campaign does not stop potential employers from conducting a background check…

College Criminal Record Admission Questions Should be Restricted

Admin May 11, 2016
Criminal Records

The College criminal record questions should be restricted as it may well place barriers to higher education. John B. King Jr (U.S. Secretary of Education) will be promoting the proposal at UCLA The proposal to bring to an end the current admissions process format. Enquiries around the college criminal record process is seen as a deterrent to the completion of applications….