Mercy Corps NW supports the Ban the Box Initiative

Ban the BoxMercy Corps Northwest supports Ban the Box, an international civil rights campaign advocating for fair treatment of ex-offenders in employment practices. Pictured here, our Reentry Transition Center manager Felton Howard joins a roundtable of local thought leaders convened by Congressman Earl Blumenauer to discuss how to bring these fair labor practices to Oregon and the Portland community. MCNW supports the goal of creating policies that is fair and just for both employers and ex-offenders.

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