Category: clean slate clearinghouse

Jun 07

Empowering People with Criminal Records to Change Policy: A Legal Advocate’s Guide to Storytelling

Hosted by the Clean Slate Clearinghouse with funding support from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration and the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Date: Wednesday, June 20 Time: 2–3 p.m. ET Storytelling is a vitally important way of delivering information and achieving results. This webinar features presenters who will …

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Jun 06

Webinar for Journalists: Reporting and Criminal Records–Considerations for Writing about People Who Have Criminal Histories

Hosted by the Clean Slate Clearinghouse with funding support from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration and the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Date: Wednesday, June 13 Time: Noon–1 p.m. ET This webinar will discuss how reporters can utilize the Clean Slate Clearinghouse to understand the criminal record clearance …

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Jun 04

For the Record: Candid Conversations about Criminal Record Clearance—Episode 2, Esta Bigler

Episode 2 Esta Bigler, the director of the Cornell University Industrial and Labor Relations School’s Labor and Employment Law program, joins For the Record to discuss her work regarding record clearance as a lawyer, which has ranged from creating educational programming to working on a groundbreaking U.S. Supreme Court case. About For The Record Around 70 …

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May 30

Juvenile Defenders and Civil Legal Aid Attorneys Collaborating for Record Clearance

Hosted by the Clean Slate Clearinghouse with funding support from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration and the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance This webinar explores ways that juvenile defenders and civil legal aid attorneys can partner to share expertise and provide essential legal representation for youth facing the …

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Apr 18

The Clean Slate Model–Sealing Criminal Records through Automated Computer Queries

Hosted by the Clean Slate Clearinghouse with funding support from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration and the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Download a PDF of the presentation. This webinar explores the new “Clean Slate” model of mass sealing minor conviction and non-conviction records by automated computer queries, …

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Apr 04

Register for Webinar: The Clean Slate Model–Sealing Criminal Records through Automated Computer Queries

Hosted by the Clean Slate Clearinghouse with funding support from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration and the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Date: Wednesday, April 18 Time: 2–3 p.m. ET This webinar will explore the new “Clean Slate” model of mass sealing minor conviction and non-conviction records by …

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Mar 29

Reentry Essentials: An Overview of Employment and Correctional Education

By CSG Justice Center Staff This is the first in a series of posts on aspects of successful reentry. Each post will include curated resources related to the featured reentry topic. Employment Can Improve Reentry Outcomes Employment is widely seen by reentry service providers, researchers, policymakers, and people who were previously incarcerated as crucial to …

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Mar 15

Register for Webinar: Understanding the Impact of Criminal Records on City Residents

Hosted by the National League of Cities in partnership with The CSG Justice Center Date: Tuesday, March 27 Time: 3–4 p.m. ET The CSG Justice Center will explain criminal record clearance, sealing, and expungement and introduce a new resource, the Clean Slate Clearinghouse. The Clean Slate Clearinghouse can assist city officials and the communities they serve …

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Mar 06

Seeking New Perspective, Interview Series Gives Firsthand Look at Criminal Record Clearance Experiences

By Clair Sinclair, CSG Justice Center With awareness of the need for criminal justice reform on the rise across the country, hearing stories about people who have criminal records isn’t all that uncommon. But a new interview series is allowing listeners to actually hear how these records have impacted lives as well as the discourse …

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Mar 06

For the Record: A Podcast Featuring Candid Conversations about Criminal Record Clearance—Episode 1

Episode 1 Khalil Cumberbatch, an associate vice president at the Fortune Society, joins the podcast to discuss his experiences living with a criminal record and receiving a gubernatorial pardon as well as his current efforts as a criminal justice reform advocate and his vision for the future of criminal record clearance. #metaslider_84249_filmstrip.flexslider .slides li {margin-right: …

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