Ban The Box: Pack The Chambers March 11th!!!

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Ban The Box: Pack The Chambers March 11th!!!

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The wait is over. It's time to tell the City of Portland to ban the box. Join us along with the Urban League of Portland on March 11th at 3pm at Portland City Hall to pack the chamber and support A Fair Chance for All. More info: Help us pass the Ban the Box Ordinance! When it passes, thousands of people with previous arrest and conviction histories will have a Fair Chance to secure a job that will enable them to support their families and communities. When : Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 3pm Where: Portland City Hall Council Chambers , 1221 SW 4th Ave, Portland OR What: Wear your PFLAG or Portland Black Pride T-shirt to represent! Help us tell our story. Are you or someone you know affected by barriers to employment because of their past criminal history? We want to hear from them and so does the City Council. Sign up to testify at the hearing: -inbox or email us to sign up: (your story needs to be heard) Do you believe that everyone deserves a fair shot at housing and employment? Then it’s time to tell the City of Portland to ban the box. Together we will tell the city NOW IS THE TIME to remove the box on housing and employment applications regarding previous arrest and convictions! Help us pack the chambers-invite friends and family that believe in a Fair Chance For ALL! The more folks in the room, the stronger our voice. Questions? Contact: Khalil / Midge Purcell
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