Washington Post: Millions of formerly incarcerated still can’t get jobs. Here’s how the White House could help fix that.

“Now is the time for President Obama to act boldly to open up employment opportunities for the large numbers of Americans who have been unfairly locked out of the job market because of a criminal record,” reads a report drafted by the National Employment Law Project, which estimates that 70 million Americans have some type of arrest or conviction record — a population in which people of color are disproportionately represented. Read more

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