Take Action for Federal Fair Chance Hiring!

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Join NELP and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights on Wednesday, June 10, for a National Day of Action calling on President Obama to give people with records a fair chance to work at federal agencies and contractors.

1. Send a Tweet urging President Obama to take action:

It’s time for the U.S. to adopt a federal #FairChance hiring policy! Tell @POTUS to #BantheBox pic.twitter.com/73sQk8oixo

.@POTUS can help open up employment opportunities for qualified job-seekers with records   

 reforms restore hope & opportunity to qualified job-seekers with an arrest or conviction record. @POTUS, it’s time to

2. Sign a letter to President Obama to show your support:

Tell him it’s time for the White House to lead the way in adopting fair chance hiring practices — because people should be judged on their skills and qualifications, and not solely on a mistake from the past.


Did you know?

Seventeen states and more than 100 cities and counties have already adopted fair chance hiring policies for people with records. So too have big companies such as Walmart, Home Depot, Target, and even Koch Industries.  If they can do it, why can’t our federal government?

Visit our Fair Chance campaign page for more info.

Thank you for your support!

Help us ensure that every person has a fair chance to work.

Michelle Natividad Rodriguez

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