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Activists Seek to Expand “Ban the Box” Ex-Prisoner Employment Reform in Georgia

Photograph by Gloria Tatum (APN) DECATUR — On Monday, June 02, 2014, activists held an informational meeting at the North Decatur Presbyterian Church regarding so-called “Ban the Box” policies that prohibit certain employers from questioning job applicants about their arrest and conviction records.   The purpose of the policy is so that people can be judged on their qualifications, skills, […]

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