Addresses widespread use of prior criminal convictions in screening and disqualifying job applicants which disproportionately affects minorities


Free, downloadable videos created by the Legal Action Center for the NYS Division of Probation and Correctional Alternatives.


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Updates to a landmark study of the legal obstacles that people with criminal records face when trying to re-enter society.


A video guide to give people leaving prison the skills and knowledge to find jobs and prepare them for the challenges of re-entry. Available online or in DVD form.


Our Director and Deputy Director, Paul N. Samuels and Anita Marton, speak to the Pew Charitable Trust’s Stateline about the impact of the ACA on Medicaid and reentry.