Commentary | May 25, 2017

Do ‘Ban-the-Box’ Laws Help Expand Employers’ Candidate Pools?

When employers look past the stigma of a criminal record, they find highly-qualified and motivated workers.

Blog | April 27, 2017

Strong Momentum for Fair-Chance Hiring and Occupational Licensing Reform in 2017

Fair chance hiring and occupational licensing reform bills are taking off across the country.

News Releases | April 6, 2017

Congress Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Ensure Formerly Incarcerated and People with Records Have Fair Chance to Work

The bills are modeled after reforms adopted in 26 states and 150+ localities.

Blog | December 29, 2016

Fair-Chance Policies Adopted in 7 States and 28 Localities in 2016

Across the nation, impressive strides were taken in 2016 towards expanding fair-chance hiring policies for people with records.

News Releases | December 12, 2016

L.A. Enacts Landmark ‘Ban the Box’ Law Covering Private Employers

Los Angeles becomes the 15th locality in the nation to adopt a private-sector fair-chance hiring policy.

News Releases | November 3, 2016

Philanthropies Offer New Toolkit for Fair-Chance Hiring of People with Records

A step-by-step guide to making workplace diversity and inclusion a reality.

Commentary | November 2, 2016

A Fair Chance for Two Million New York City Jobseekers

The Fair Chance Act aims to ensure fairness in the job search for people with an arrest or conviction record.

Blog | October 7, 2016

A Mistake That Lasts a Lifetime

Barriers to occupational licenses for those with even minor arrest or conviction records cast an unnecessarily long shadow.

Blog | September 26, 2016

Why Businesses Should Reach Out to 70 Million Americans Excluded From the Workforce

Employers who can look beyond the stigma of a record may find some of their most dedicated workers.

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