States across the country are taking action to enact clean slate policies. This toolkit includes the following ways to join the campaign and take action: talking points, frequently asked questions, sample op-eds, sample letters to the editor, and sample social media and shareable graphics.
Delaware legislature sends Clean Slate Act to Governor for signature, becoming the fifth state to pass Clean Slate legislation to automate expungement of eligible arrest and conviction records.
Clean Slate Initiative, Managing Director, Sheena Meade Joins Group of Pioneering Reformers and Advocates as Advisor to the Policing Project at NYU Law
The Policing Project’s Advisory Board Gathers Experienced Leaders from Key Policy and Advocacy Organizations to Guide Critical Reforms and Partnerships
Governor Signs Law that Automatically Gives Those with Convictions a Clean Slate, Improving Public Safety, Unleashing an Untapped Talent Pool, and Improving Lives.
The following statement can be attributed to Sheena Meade, managing director of the Clean Slate Initiative, in response to the verdict that Derek Chauvin was found guilty for the murder of George Floyd.
The Clean Slate Initiative celebrates the passage of a new law in Virginia that creates an automatic clearance process for dismissed cases and some misdemeanors.
New legislation in New York calls for the automatic expungement of eligible criminal records, so justice-involved New Yorkers can rejoin their communities and access the housing, education and career opportunities they deserve.