“Advocacy groups across America this week are working to level the playing field for citizens with a criminal history — especially when it comes to drug offenses.
The second annual National Expungement Week is an effort to offer legal assistance to Americans hoping to remove convictions from their records. Last year, an estimated 298 people were able to begin the expungement process.
Co-founder Torie Marshall said the initiative's goal is not just to help residents seal or remove records, but to help participants get their lives back on track. [Read more…]”