'Ban the Box' Aims to Reduce Job Barriers for Ex-Cons

San Diego CityBeat | March 5, 2008
The box is the one that anyone who's filled out a job application might recall: "Have you ever been convicted of a crime?" Advocates argue that the box deters people with criminal records from applying for jobs, and it promotes discrimination.

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