January 24, 2017
Categories: Good News

“The Wake County program is part of a national effort to give people who have paid their debts to society a second chance. The National Employment Law Project in New York estimates that 25 to 35 percent of adults in America have criminal records, and erasing even minor charges and convictions can help ensure that job applicants are judged solely on the basis of their qualifications instead of an incident that may have happened years or decades earlier.”

Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/crime/article128254789.html#storylink=cpy