The Clean Slate Initiative was joined by partners across the political spectrum and from around the nation today to announce the launch of new campaigns in Texas, New York, Oregon and Delaware to pass legislation to automatically clear criminal records for millions of people.
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Clean Slate Initiative Celebrates Passage of Michigan’s Automated Criminal Record Expungement Legislation
Today, the Clean Slate Initiative (CSI), a national bipartisan movement to automatically clear criminal records and ensure second chances for tens of millions of Americans across the country, lauds the Michigan state legislature’s passage of a groundbreaking Clean Slate package.
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.
As we advocate for solutions that shift resources away from over-policing and mass incarceration, we must also repair past harms as a way to build a better future together.