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COMMENTARY

Pa. lawmakers can, and should, create pathways to work for the formerly incarcerated | Opinion

BY: - September 26, 2022

By Mike Doner Flagger Force employs over 1,000 workers across Pennsylvania who bring diverse backgrounds,  ethnicities, and experiences, including a significant number who are justice-involved. As a believer in fair chance employment and giving individuals who want to work the opportunity to do so, I support the  bipartisan House Bill 1826, sponsored by Rep. Sheryl […]

‘This is a people issue’: Pa. lawmakers, advocates push for Clean Slate expansion

BY: - August 31, 2022

Reps. Sheryl Delozier, R-Cumberland, and Jordan Harris, D-Philadelphia, have proposed expanding the Clean Slate law.

Thousands in Philly have arrests, convictions hurting job chances

BY: - May 21, 2022

The legal clinics will be conducted by Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity (PLSE) Community Legal Services (CLS) and the Defender Association of Philadelphia.

A landmark criminal justice bill helped 1 million people get jobs and housing last year. But advocates say there’s more to be done.

BY: - June 30, 2020

Clean Slate took effect last June, one year after it passed with broad bipartisan support in Pennsylvania’s General Assembly.

Under Pennsylvania’s landmark Clean Slate law, 30 million criminal records are now eligible for automatic sealing

BY: - June 28, 2019

Supporters say the law will unlock the potential of thousands of Pennsylvanians who face housing and employment discrimination due to their criminal records.