Breaking Down Barriers to Employment Opportunities ...

Breaking Down Barriers to Employment Opportunities ...
Breaking Down Barriers to Employment Opportunities and Beyond: Sealing Criminal Records, Certificates of Relief from Civil Disabilities and Certificates of Good Conduct 3 NY Credits: 2 PP; 1 Diversity & Inclusion

Moderator: The Hon. Milton A. Tingling, New York County Clerk, Commissioner of Jurors and Clerk of the Supreme Court

Faculty: Kate Wagner-Goldstein, Senior Staff Attorney, Legal Action Center; Lionel Oglesby, Senior Paralegal, Legal Action Center; Rick Collins, Principal, Collins Gann McCloskey & Barry PPLC, Vice-President of Nassau County Bar Association and Co-Chair of NYSBA Criminal Justice Section Sealing Committee

Even after an individual completes their sentence, a criminal conviction can have long-lasting effects—in addition to social stigma it can create barriers to employment and housing opportunities.  Certificates of Relief from Civil Disabilities and Certificates of Good Conduct help formerly incarcerated individuals successfully reintegrate into society by helping to remove such barriers. With New York’s new Criminal Sealing Law that went into effect October 2017, certain individuals with criminal records can request to have their records sealed.  This program will run through nuts and bolts of applying for Certificates and a sealed record, along with give context of their significance in our society.

In parallel with our pro bono Initiative, attorneys who commit to, and volunteer 3 hours during one of our consultation events on Certificates and Sealing, will earn 3 CLE credits at no charge after their volunteer service is complete

Attorneys MUST Sign In and Register
Non-attorneys ONLY may RSVP to cle@nycla.org

Non-attorneys (This program is open to the public): FREE .

Attorneys Completing Volunteer Service: FREE

Attorneys NOT Committing to Volunteer Service (CLE Certificate issued at Program): $30

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When
2/21/2018 6:00 PM - 2/21/2018 8:30 PM
Where
14 Vesey St 2nd Floor Auditorium New York 10007

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