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A Criminal Record Shouldn’t Be a Life Sentence to Poverty
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A Criminal Record Shouldn’t Be a Life Sentence to Poverty

Bipartisan momentum for clean slate and fair chance licensing policies—which remove barriers to economic opportunity for people facing the stigma of a criminal record—has grown significantly in the states in recent years.

Rebecca Vallas, Sharon Dietrich, Beth Avery

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CAP Ideas 2019: Mitch Landrieu on Reckoning With America’s Past Video
 (Former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D) speaks at the 2019 CAP Ideas Conference.)

CAP Ideas 2019: Mitch Landrieu on Reckoning With America’s Past

Former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu speaks at the 2019 CAP Ideas Conference on the importance of a true reckoning with America’s past in order to truly guarantee dignity and opportunity to all.

‘We Are Resilient’: The Power of the Black Community Video

‘We Are Resilient’: The Power of the Black Community

In the face of Donald Trump's rhetoric and policy choices that threaten people of color, the black community remains resilient.

Jasmine Hardy, Andrew Satter, Danyelle Solomon, 2 More Lea Hunter, Connor Maxwell