Impact of the Work

Our Clean Slate Fund
has helped more than

1
People

expunge a criminal record



A clear criminal record can make a big difference.
It can lead to employment, a promotion, an education loan, better housing opportunities, or simple peace of mind.

 

Our Clean Slate Fund
has helped more than

1
People

expunge a criminal record



A clear criminal record can make a big difference.
It can lead to employment, a promotion, an education loan, better housing opportunities, or simple peace of mind.

 


1%

of our Clean Slate Fund clients report an increase in salary since their expungement


More financial security makes families and neighborhoods stronger, which leads to safer, more productive communities. Giving someone a second chance is worth it!

1%

of our Clean Slate Fund clients report an increase in salary since their expungement



More financial security makes families and neighborhoods stronger, which leads to safer, more productive communities.
Giving someone a second chance is worth it!


1%

of our Clean Slate Fund clients have had their voting rights restored



Regaining the right to vote means having a voice in the community. It means getting to participate in the decisions that matter. An expungement can give someone their voice back.

1%

of our Clean Slate Fund clients have had their voting rights restored



Regaining the right to vote means having a voice in the community. It means getting to participate in the decisions that matter. An expungement can give someone their voice back.



In 2017, Tennessee reduced its conviction expungement fee from $450 to

$450



Just City led that effort, and we also supported a bill that broadened expungement eligibility for all Tennesseans. This kind of meaningful reform saves money and changes lives.

In 2017, Tennessee reduced its conviction expungement fee from $450 to

$450



Just City led that effort, and we also supported a bill that broadened expungement eligibility for all Tennesseans. This kind of meaningful reform saves money and changes lives.

Just City bail funds
have bailed out more than

1

people in Memphis
and Nashville



Money bail punishes the poor. It drives up jail populations and forces innocent people to prepare a defense while behind bars. Pretrial detention based on wealth is wrong and expensive.



Just City bail funds
have bailed out more than

1

people in Memphis
and Nashville



Money bail punishes the poor. It drives up jail populations and forces innocent people to prepare a defense while behind bars. Pretrial detention based on wealth is wrong and expensive.



0%

of our Nashville Community Bail Fund clients have returned to court



Bail funds consistently prove that money should not be a factor in pretrial detention decisions. Our bail fund clients come to court even without a personal financial incentive. We all save on unnecessary jail costs.

0%

of our Nashville Community Bail Fund clients have returned to court



Bail funds consistently prove that money should not be a factor in pretrial detention decisions. Our bail fund clients come to court even without a personal financial incentive. We all save on unnecessary jail costs.


Got Questions About Your Case? You May Qualify for Help.

1.901.206.2226



info@justcity.org

Contact


Got Questions About Your Case?
You May Qualify for Help.

1.901.206.2226



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