GUEST COLUMN

County ordinance to ‘ban the box’ is a sound investment

By , Guest Columnist Updated: May 30, 2020 2:15 PM CT | Published: May 30, 2020 4:00 AM CT
Guest Columnist

DeAndre Brown

Rev. DeAndre Brown is executive director of LifeLine to Success Inc., which works to help felons become productive citizens.

Giving a person who has a conviction a career is an investment, and that investment has a tremendous return. The dignity of work also serves as a deterrent to unacceptable behavior; it keeps a person on the right track.

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ban the box Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris

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