News Releases | October 1, 2015

On the Senate Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Bill

NELP applauds the Senate’s work to advance criminal justice reform and to fix flawed FBI background checks for employment.

Blog | September 25, 2015

New York Governor Cuomo Announces Fair-Chance Hiring for State

New York is the 19th state to implement a policy, along with nearly 100 cities and counties and D.C.

News Releases | July 30, 2015

On Today’s Rally at the White House for Federal Fair-Chance Hiring Reform

We are asking the federal government to give all workers a fair chance at a job.

Commentary | July 29, 2015

Huffington Post: Small Business Wins With Fair-Chance Hiring

A laundromat owner in Florida explains why he supports fair-chance hiring.

Commentary | July 16, 2015

CNBC: Time to Ban Criminal-Record Box on Job Applications

The Obama administration must lead on “fair chance” hiring, write Christine Owens and Nayantara Mehta.

News Releases | July 13, 2015

Oregon Governor Signs ‘Ban the Box’ Legislation

Oregon becomes the 18th state to adopt fair-chance hiring for people with records.

Blog | July 9, 2015

Broken Windows, Broken Systems: Policing and Fair-Chance Hiring Policies

The NYPD’s own policing and hiring policies have made it harder to diversify its ranks.

Blog | June 16, 2015

Fair-Chance Hiring: An Antidote to Race-Coding and Inequality

How can the fair-chance hiring campaign, help restore the middle class?

Press Clips | June 10, 2015

Ebony: 3 Ways You Can Help Children with Incarcerated Parents

As mass incarceration becomes the civil rights fight of our time, find out how you can support the children left(…)

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