Collateral Consequences Resource Center Launches

In 2013, there were over half a million adult arrests made in New York State. A portion of those arrests are for minor crimes and have ended without a conviction. [source] The impact of an arrest on a person’s life is not often measured, seen, or heard by others. But, unfortunately an arrest can impact … Read moreCollateral Consequences Resource Center Launches

Criminal Records & Employment – Know Your Rights, Empower Yourself.

Finding and/or keeping a job is a difficult task for most anyone these days. If someone has a criminal record, they may find it is even more difficult. The City Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination in hiring, firing, salary, promotions and other work-related issues based on conviction and arrest record. Despite this protection, many may … Read moreCriminal Records & Employment – Know Your Rights, Empower Yourself.