Press

In Search of the Felon-Friendly Workplace

New York Times / June 25, 2016

Mr. Anders is on the front lines of a fundamental challenge within the federal criminal system: the struggle to reintegrate former prisoners into society. 

Ban the Box in New York City

Fair Chance NYC / October 27, 2015

A new law called the Fair Chance Act says employers cannot ask about your criminal record until after offering you a job. 

NYC Commission on Human Rights Charges 12 National and Local Businesses for Discriminating Against Job Applicants With Criminal Histories

NYC Commission on Human Rights / November 16, 2017

Commission files complaints against Estée Lauder, Family Dollar, Kroll Associates, Tavern on the Green, Serafina Restaurants, Resorts World Casino, Barilla Restaurants, Best Market, Goldfarb Properties, inVentiv Health, Safeguard Self Storage, and Aaron’s Rent-to-Own which together employ an estimated 140,000 people nationwide

Giving all job seekers a fair chance

New York Amsterdam News / July 07, 2015

A quick search of want ads in just about any newspaper reveals the problem: “No felonies.” “Must pass background check.” “No criminal record.”