criminal record http://wrvo.org en Coalition calls for NY to raise the age of adult criminal prosecution http://wrvo.org/post/coalition-calls-ny-raise-age-adult-criminal-prosecution <p></p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 11:26:39 +0000 Ellen Abbott 44211 at http://wrvo.org Coalition calls for NY to raise the age of adult criminal prosecution Alan Rosenthal on the Campbell Conversations http://wrvo.org/post/alan-rosenthal-campbell-conversations-0 <p><font face="Calibri" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt">For the past 30 years, the nation has been on an incarceration spree. While some associate that change with lower crime rates, Alan Rosenthal from the Center for Community Alternatives challenges that view, and in this edition of the Campbell Conversations, discusses the harms to society, and to those trying to rebuild their lives, that have been brought about by what he terms “massive incarceration” and its race-based effects. </span></font></p><p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 19:09:58 +0000 Grant Reeher 35260 at http://wrvo.org "Ban the Box" employment proposal controversial http://wrvo.org/post/ban-box-employment-proposal-controversial <p>The Syracuse Common Council is considering legislation that would prohibit businesses from screening prospective job applicants about their history of criminal convictions, early on in the hiring process. It's a concept meant to stop discrimination against potential employees with a criminal record. Thu, 07 Feb 2013 11:05:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 32987 at http://wrvo.org