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The "Ban the Box" movement seeks to remove the box from job applications that applicants must check if they have past criminal records. By delaying this question until later in the hiring process, reformed ex-offenders can be judged first on their knowledge, skills, abilities, and qualifications to do the job. Learn more about Ban the Box using the links below.

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