Clean Slate (SB 1019) was signed into law yesterday by the Office of Governor Ned Lamont – a huge victory after three years of sustained organizing work!
“Let this hard-fought win be a model for how states across the country can begin to end the continuing harm of mass incarceration, particularly in its targeting of Black and brown individuals, and build safer, more prosperous communities.” – Rev. Anthony L. Bennett, pastor of Mt. Aery Baptist Church in Bridgeport and co-chair of CONECT
How this will impact and improve the lives of an estimated 2-300,000 in CT is the real victory. Thanks and congrats to the leaders of this campaign who had the courage and strength to share their own stories to help make this happen — hear their voices in this video.