Press/Commentary

Ban the Box Philanthropy Challenge

Philanthropies Offer New Toolkit for Fair-Chance Hiring of People with Records
National Employment Law Project (November 3, 2016)

Beyond the Box Resource Guide
U.S. Department of Education (May 9, 2016)

Federal Government Urges Colleges to Limit Inquiries About Criminal Records
Washington Post (May 9, 2016)

Justice Dept. agency to alter its terminology for released convicts, to ease reentry
Washington Post (May 4, 2016)

Op-Ed: Ban the Box for Better Health
Black Enterprise (May 3, 2016)

U.S. to Curb Queries on Criminal Histories of Government Job Seekers
NY Times (April 29, 2016)

New report from NELP highlights excessive occupational licensing barriers for individuals with criminal records
NELP (April 26, 2016)

Executives’ Alliance Foundation Leaders “Ban the Box,” Issue Call to Action for All U.S.
Philanthropic Institutions to Adopt Fair Chance Hiring Measures
PR Newswire (February 29, 2016)

NELP Applauds Foundations’ Move To ‘Ban The Box’
National Employment Law Project (February 29, 2016)

9 Ways Foundations Can Help Men and Boys of Color
The Chronicle of Philanthropy (February 18, 2016)

Criminal Justice: Letter to POTUS From Executives’ Alliance
Philanthropy News Digest (August 15, 2015)

27 Foundation Executives Call for President Obama to “Ban the Box”
Nonprofit Quarterly (August 14, 2015)

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