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students with criminal records get another opportunity at a career

admin October 8, 2017
Criminal Records

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
Criminal Records

White females have been shown 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…

Amazon Criminal background checks for drivers questioned

admin October 20, 2016
Criminal Records

A legal advocacy group has taken issue with more rigorous Amazon criminal background checks by delivery companies contracted to Amazon. The checks have been seen to disproportionately affect 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…

Juvenile criminal records expungement call to arms

admin July 25, 2016
Criminal Records

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
Criminal Records

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….