For many people, obtaining gainful employment and housing is contingent on their ability to clear their record. Through our Clean Slate Clinics and toolkits- through which we provide direct legal services and other support- we advocate for an accessible expungement process for all.
Our work is informed by the late reentry activist Umar Muhammad who opened every Clean Slate Clinic by stating, “You are not the sum of your worst mistakes.”
The Southern Coalition for Social Justice believes no one is the sum of their worst mistakes. Since 2018, we’ve launched a wide-ranging initiative focused on helping individuals with criminal records navigate the re-entry process and ensure their records are expunged so they may economically and socially better their lives. People seeking SCSJ’s re-entry or criminal…Read More Re-Entry Resources and Expungements