News Releases | April 3, 2015

Virginia Governor Signs “Ban the Box” Executive Order

Birthplace of the Nation, 15th State Overall, to Give Qualified Job-Seekers with Convictions a Fair Chance to Work Washington, DC—(…)

Press Clips | March 25, 2015

Politico: Obama Urged to Do More to Help People with Records Find Jobs

Politico covers our effort to move the Obama administration to adopt a federal fair-chance hiring policy for people with conviction(…)

News Releases | March 25, 2015

Nearly 200 Groups Urge President Obama to Take Executive Action Adopting Fair-Chance Hiring Reforms for People with Records

Criminal justice reform emerges as a leading bipartisan and economic Issue.

Press Clips | February 27, 2015

New York Times (Editorial): Remove Unfair Barriers to Employment

New York Times editorial, citing NELP, calls on the Obama administration to adopt fair-chance hiring for federal agencies and contractors.

Commentary | January 27, 2015

Washington Post: The Paths to Full Employment, Path 1: Fair-Hiring Practices for People with Records

NELP board member Jared Bernstein on helping people with records find jobs.

Commentary | April 30, 2014

National Journal: Crossing Party Lines to Eliminate the Stigma of a Criminal Record

It’s rare that Sen. Rand Paul and Attorney General Eric Holder can find common ground on anything, but on the(…)

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