In this NJTV News segment, reentry advocates and returning citizens discuss the impact of New Jersey’s passage of Ban the Box legislation in 2015. According to a new report published by the Prison Policy Initiative, the unemployment rate for formerly incarcerated people is five times higher than the general population. Has Ban the Box legislation helped or hindered reentry efforts in the Garden State? See what individuals, including our own Kevin McHugh, has to say.
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