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(…)

News Releases | June 10, 2015

New York City Adopts Nation’s Strongest ‘Ban the Box’ Policy as Momentum Builds for Fair-Chance Hiring Reforms

New Yorkers with Conviction Histories Will Get a Fair Shot at a Job as City Council Votes on Fair Chance(…)

News Releases | June 1, 2015

Ohio Adopts Fair-Hiring Policy for Jobseekers with Records

The State of Ohio today became the 17th state to adopt a fair-chance hiring policy for jobseekers with records, removing(…)

Videos | May 15, 2015

Al Jazeera: Do Background Checks Mean a Safer Workforce?

NELP’s Michelle Natividad Rodriguez joins host Ray Suarez on Al Jazeera’s “Inside Story” to discuss fair chance hiring.

Press Clips | May 13, 2015

New Republic: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, Get Hired

A single tweak to job applications would change the lives of millions of job-seekers with conviction records.

Blog | May 11, 2015

27 Senators Urge President Obama to Adopt Federal “Fair Chance” Hiring Policy

Now’s the time for the president to act, says NELP’s Christine Owens.

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