Kiara Taite

  • Hosted by Mississippi Center for Justice
  • Sponsored by AmeriCorps, Mississippi Center for Justice
  • Service location Biloxi, Mississippi
  • Issue area Employment
  • Fellowship class year 2016
  • Program AmeriCorps Fellows Program

The Project

Kiara helped remove barriers to employment for people with criminal records and provide expungement outreach and direct legal services to Mississippi residents in all of the state’s 82 counties.

This program uses the state’s expungement statutes to clear reentering individuals’ records to help them to gain employment, obtain promotions, or get into schools that will give them an opportunity to pursue higher wages.


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