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Ban the Box
Ban the Box news and analysis from The Nation
February 28, 2018
Progressive Change Is Rocking One of the Most Unlikely Places in Philadelphia—the DA’s Office
Dispatches from the Urban Resistance, from Philly to Kansas City and beyond.
October 25, 2016
Did SUNY Ban the Box? Or Just Move It?
It is hard to avoid the conclusion that the box has simply been moved further down the line.
William G. Martin
October 19, 2015
I Went to Prison at Age 60. Here’s What I Learned.
Don’t overlook the needs of the elderly in criminal-justice reform.
September 3, 2014
Minneapolis Has Long Been Fractured by Racial Inequity. Can a New Mayor Change That?
Mayor Betsy Hodges wants to make Minneapolis live up to its progressive hype.
November 6, 2013
Boxed In: How a Criminal Record Keeps You Unemployed For Life
People like Luis Rivera are being locked out of the formal workforce forever thanks to one youthful mistake.
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April 2, 2013
Ban the Box in New Jersey
The passage of The Opportunity to Compete Act would make the employment process fairer for young people in the state, especially young people of color, while also expanding employment opportunities for all New Jerseyans.