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Search for a “Clean Slate” Remains Elusive

The Supreme Judicial Court returned to the issue earlier this month in a case involving a Dorchester District Court judge’s denial of an expungement request by a defendant for two sets of records involving possession of small quantities of marijuana dating back more than 15 years. ...

Elugardo on Running for State Senate, Rent Control, Redistricting of Jamaica Plain and More

Elugardo answered questions from Jamaica Plain News about her candidacy, bills she's sponsored to help incarcerated individuals, redistricting, and more. ...

‘They’re Shut Out of the Market’: The Struggle to Rent With a Criminal Record

Three-quarters of a million New Yorkers have convictions in their history. ‘Fair chance’ laws could change their lives ...

TV's Katrina Kincade reports.

Justice 4 Housing not only provides housing but also provides a myraid of wrap-around services through community partnerships.  WBZ-

Greater Boston No Cost Calls Bill. Jim Braude Interview Leslie Credle, J4H & Bonnie Tenneriello, PLS

 Both members of the Keeping Families connected Coalition, advocate for legislation S1559/H1900 “An act relative to free phone calls”, allows incarcerated persons, sponsored by Senator Creem and Representative Chyna Tyler. The bill provides access to free telephone calls for incarcerated individuals; relieving the financial burden placed on family members.