Criminal Record Barriers to Higher Education: Scope of the Problem, Efforts at Solutions (NY)
Alan Rosenthal, the Center for Community Alternative's Co-Director of Justice Strategies will participate in a panel discussion hosted by the New York City Bar Association on the increase in conviction history questions for college applications. Alan will be reviewing the findings from our survey of colleges and universities that examined the ways that institutions of higher education collect and use criminal history information. Joining Alan on the panel will be Vivian Nixon, Executive Director and Lettisha Boyd, Junior Associate both from the College and Community Fellowship. Laurie Parise, Executive Director of YouthRepresent will be the moderator.
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 6 PM - 8 PM
NYC Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street, New York, New York
There is no charge for this program. Click here to Register.
For a full copy of the report click: “The Use of Criminal History Records in College Admissions Reconsidered." To learn more about CCA and its work please visit our website at www.communityalternatives.org.
Center for Community Alternatives