Clean Slate America, Inc. - Ph: (443) 912-3205
Working Nationwide for 
Citizens Ready, Willing But
Unable to Get Hired
 
"My life changed for the better more 13 years ago and it is still held against me. I am now a responsible adult with children to raise and bills to pay. Everytime I apply for a good paying job I am knocked down and kicked aside." ~ Anonymous- Harford County, MD
 
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Baltimore City Councilman Nick Mosby, introduced legislation to remove the question about convictions from employment applications of companies doing business in Baltimore.  By collaborating with other Reentry advocates and programs, CSA, Inc. helped the Bill come out of Committee and be passed by the City Council.  Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake signed the bill into law at the Mayor's Office of Employment Development Reentry Center in Mondawmin Mall.  

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2014 Legislative Lobby Effort

 
This year Clean Slate America Inc., worked with concerned organizations, programs and citizens to ensure the 2014 Maryland General Assembly had a clear and unbiased understanding of the needs and demands of the reentry community as it relates to the discrimination caused by criminal background checks.

Regretfully, we were unable to get any of our proposed legislation passed. 


Specifically CSA, Inc. lobbied for legislation that:
1. Reformed the Maryland Pardon Process.
2. Addressed the Subsequent Conviction Rule.
3. Expungement/Shielding Criminal Records for Employment/Housing.
4. PROVIDED RELIEF FOR Non-Violent MISDEMEANANTS AND FELONS ALIKE!!

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We Thank Those Who Attended
the Rally at The War Memorial Building
in downtown Baltimore.




We registered voters, informed the reentry community of pending legislation, provided contact information to legislators and signed up people to go to Annapolis to testify at Committee Hearings and speak with their legislators.

Kudos to Tessa Hill-Aston and the staff of the Baltimore Branch of the NAACP
&
Marvin 'Doc' Cheatham of the Matthew A. Henson Community Assoc. for their commitment to voter registration. 

The Fight at the State Level Continues...
We Need YOU!!

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DOWNLOAD PRINT & SIGN THIS PETITION 
To support the effort Clean Slate America, Inc. is requesting you to take  action.  Sign the Petition and add your support to the thousands of signatures already collected throughout the State of Maryland and across the country.
 
(Return via scan & email, Fax or Mail ~ Download and Distribute)
 

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Let's Reform Expungement Law
And
Governor's Pardons
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Mark Matthews at Maryland Restorative Justice Initiative
Speaking to relatives of incarcerated individuals at Morgan State University in Baltimore, MD.
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in Criminal Record Expungement 
Services are available for residents of the 48 Contiguous States and D.C.
Call or email for information. 
It's crucial in this post 9/11 world to clear as much from your criminal history as possible.
Employers and property managers alike do background checks.  Your chances of being denied employment and/or housing are multiplied if you have charges on your record
Let us review your record and prepare your expungement documents.
Clean Slate America, Inc. conducts educational workshops defining and explaining the Expungement process.   We are contracted by and an approved vendor for Workforce Development Agencies, Service Providers, and others. 
 
 
 
 
 
FREE workshops for the general public are conducted monthly at the
Pennsylvania Ave. Branch of the
Enoch Pratt Free Library
1531 W. North Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21217
PLEASE DOWNLOAD AND DISTRIBUTE THIS FLYER (Baltimore Metro Area)
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Green Job Development And Training
Is The Future for Ex-Offenders GREEN?
Solar, Geothermal and Natural Gas technology jobs are being developed worldwide.  In the U.S., the green industry is in its infancy.  The workforce needed to install solar panels and retro-fit residential properties is yet to be trained.  As Natural Gas and Geothermal recourses come on line there will be a need for a trained workforce.
From Maine to California, North Dakota to Texas, educational institutions, vocational programs and non-profit entities are developing programs to train the Green Workforce.
Join Clean Slate America, Inc. in Bringing
RE & EE Opportunities to Returning Citizens.
Solar Conference Attracts Stakeholders
Manufacturers, contractors, vendors, legislators, trainers, educators and advocates all gathered at the Maryland/Delaware/Virginia-Solar Energy Industry Association.  The attendees came to hear about pending and proposed legislation regarding tax credits and regulation.  Workshops were held discussing the expanding business opportunities as well as training, education and certification. 
Enthusiasm ran high as policy makers, advocates and industry leaders spoke of the future of renewable and efficiency opportunities.  Vendors provided access to technical support.  Frostburg State University was on hand to market it's solar training curriculum.  The Maryland Dept. of Business and Economic Development and the Maryland Department of Energy were also represented.
Clean Slate America, Inc. is cultivating relationships with green energy industry leaders, educational institutions, vocational training entities, legislators and business leaders to create a pathway for career opportunities.
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Clean Slate America, Inc. Offers
Financial Literacy Training
and 
Credit Review Sessions
For Programs
FDIC Certified Financial Literacy Trainer
Give your clients information that will empower them to save, budget and plan for the future. 
CCRR® is a registered trademark of the Institute of Consumer Financial Education (ICFE), San Diego, CA
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Call today for more information. 
  443.912.3205  
 or email
Schedule an appointment at a location
convenient to YOU.
We are partnered with various Service Providers throughout
Maryland