Prison Policy Initiative Publishes Paper

We agree with the Prison Policy Initiative (PPI) when it says that former inmates need stability for successful reintegration in to American society, and we also agree with PPI when it says that that stability includes a reliable job.  Where CDIA and PPI part company is in PPI’s assertion of a widespread hiring biases against former inmates. … Continue reading Prison Policy Initiative Publishes Paper

CAP and More Than 25 Partners Launch National Bipartisan ‘Clean Slate’ Initiative to Automate Clearing of Criminal Records

The Center for American Progress has announced a “bipartisan criminal justice campaign known as ‘clean slate.’”  According to the announcement, “a diverse group of more than 25 groups from across the political spectrum [have come] together to launch” this national initiative.  This system, says CAP, “offers a technological solution: automated record-clearing for people who remain crime-free… Continue reading CAP and More Than 25 Partners Launch National Bipartisan ‘Clean Slate’ Initiative to Automate Clearing of Criminal Records