Foes of arrest notification gather
Cookout brings calls for reform of records data

As music blared and people lined up for barbecue atop a hilly section of Malcolm X Park in Roxbury yesterday, Darrin Howell talked about how his life had changed three years ago when he was arrested for firearms possession and domestic violence.

Oct 7 Press Advisory - CORI Justice & Peace Day (click to download pdf)

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Ex-Prisoners Speak Out for Peace in Neighborhoods
CORI Reform and Jobs Brings Community Together

CORI reform activists pushing for legislation

Yawu Miller

It was bad enough that Stephanie Parrott got rejected for a job with a teen mentoring program. But the fact that the nonprofit that rejected her in 1998 didn’t tell her why made things worse.

Argentine workers meet Rox. counterparts

Toussaint Losier

Though unemployed residents of Roxbury face a host of obstacles, from the lack of healthcare and high cost of living, to job discrimination and social service cuts, few, if any, have had to face death threats from former employers or rampant police repression.

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