Tschika McBean

  • Hosted by Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.
  • Sponsored by AmeriCorps, Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.
  • Service location Ithaca, New York
  • Issue area Employment
  • Fellowship class year 2016
  • Program AmeriCorps Fellows Program

The Project

Provide legal advice and representation to individuals who face systemic barriers to employment. This project focuses specifically on those who face difficulty finding employment due to a record of past arrest or conviction, and those who experience employment discrimination due to status as a former criminal offender.

This project provides legal support, through representation and/or advice to persons experiencing difficulty finding work due to (1) an outstanding child support order or judgment, (2) persons who were terminated from or denied employment based upon a conviction or arrest record, (3) person who have been denied employment due to past indicate Child abuse and Neglect investigations, and seek to have the indicated cases sealed or unfounded.


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