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Meeting of November 20, 2008 Ė Employment Discrimination Faced by Individuals with Arrest and Conviction Records

Laura Moskowitz,
Staff Attorney,
National Employment Law Projectís Second Chance Labor Project

Laura Moskowitz is a Staff Attorney at the National Employment Law Project (NELP). She staffs the Second Chance Labor Project, working in collaboration with advocates, unions, and policymakers to promote the employment rights of people with criminal records and a more fair and effective system of employment screening for criminal records. She joined NELP in 2006 after working with Community Legal Services in Philadelphia on a range of employment issues, including criminal record barriers to employment, and with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Staff Attorneysí Office. She formerly served on the board of X-Offenders for Community Empowerment, an advocacy group of formerly incarcerated people in Philadelphia.