With 40 years of experience helping restore men and women behind bars, Prison Fellowship advocates for federal and state criminal justice reforms that transform those responsible for crime, validate victims, and encourage communities to play a role in creating a safe, redemptive, and just society.
In 2016, Oregon passed two pieces of legislation that will remove two of the largest collateral consequences that bar individuals who have criminal records from securing housing and meaningful employment. The bills will allow individuals with a criminal history to have their records sealed in certain circumstances and ban employers from soliciting such information on an employment application.
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