The Rising Scholars Advisory Committee adopts the following principles to guide colleges as they exercise their local control to serve formerly incarcerated students on campus.
List of California licensing boards subject to the new rules in AB2138 (2020)
FAQ about changes to occupational licensing brought about by AB2138 (2020), including a description of when a license can be denied because of criminal history and links to organizations that can provide legal support.
Know Your Rights flyer from Legal Aid at Work provides an overview of job seekers’ rights
This 2020 Toolkit from Legal Aid at Work helps job seekers with criminal records
This 2020 flyer from East Bay Community Law Center provides an overview of clean slate remedies available for formerly incarcerated people.
“College is for Everyone” is a resource created by the Youth Law Center for students, program staff, and probation staff.
The CFPB released this Guide as part of its Your Money, Your Goals financial empowerment resources. The guide is designed to help frontline staff address the unique financial challenges of individuals involved in the criminal justice system.
Download a sample agreement between participating students and Project Rebound at Cal State Fullteron, outlining expectations and minimum requirements.
Download a sample agreement between participating students and Project Rebound at California State University, Sacramento, outlining expectations and minimum requirements.