Fresh Start Coalition
CAEFS, along with over 85 organizations and individuals are advocating for a transition from the current onerous and time-consuming record suspension application process to a spent record regime. A spent regime would automatically seal a person’s criminal record and allow them to move on with their lives. The coalition is engaged in lobbying government and bringing attention to this important and transformative change that would benefit thousands of people across the country. You can learn more about the coalition’s work on their website.
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