Legal Action Center (NY)


Non-profit organization in New York City fighting discrimination against people with AIDS, criminal records, and histories of addiction.
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Primary geographic focus: New York
Organization type(s): Provider

Founded in 1973 by Arthur Liman, the Legal Action Center is the only non-profit law and policy organization in the United States whose sole mission is to fight discrimination against people with histories of addiction, HIV/AIDS, or criminal records, and to advocate for sound public policies in these areas.



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New Hope for New Yorkers With Criminal Convictions

Beth Fertig
WNYC (NY)
November 27, 2017
New Yorkers who have not been convicted of a crime in the past 10 years can seek to have up to two prior convictions sealed, making it easier to apply for jobs.



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