When You Can’t Afford the Cost of Clearing Your Record by Jaclyn Zubrzycki — YES! Magazine

People who’ve done their time and paid their fines still face barriers to employment. Memphis-based Just City helps them start fresh.

Source: When You Can’t Afford the Cost of Clearing Your Record by Jaclyn Zubrzycki — YES! Magazine

Two years later, Adrienne had completed probation and paid her court fees. But the charges still appeared on background checks, so she could find only temporary work. The barrier between her and a clean record? The $450 she needed—but couldn’t afford—to seal her criminal record through a legal process called “expungement.”

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