Clean Slate Initiative Condemns Racism, White Supremacy and Bigotry in all Forms, Denounces Hateful Ideology
Failure to confront racism and demand accountability allows bigotry to fester and spread
Thank you to everyone who joined Clean Slate Initiative’s Managing Director, Sheena Meade, for two panels addressing the need for mass record clearing, how the Clean Slate Initiative came to be, and the widespread momentum Clean Slate policies across the country, in red, blue and purple states, as we celebrated National Expungement Week 2020.
Like every mother, I want my children to have the chance to achieve their dreams and accomplish that which their heart desires.
As we think about a post-pandemic world, even when we’re still in the thick of this crisis, every federal office, state capitol, courthouse and mayor’s office should be asking: Why is our system of justice held together with the threads of 20th century technology and 19th century processes?
As the legislature returns to Raleigh to address COVID-19, they should consider the “Second Chance Act” as a worthy first step. Second chances for our most vulnerable neighbors matters now, more than ever.