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Presentation: Employment Rights For People With Conviction Histories

Tuesday, 8/10/2021
10:00 - 11:00
Virtual Library
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Online Services
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States


This “Know Your Rights” presentation breaks down the components of California’s Ban The Box/Fair Chance law related to criminal record background checks. Learn your rights in an interactive presentation, featuring pop quizzes, role plays and Q&A.   

Presented by Katie “KD” Dixon, Community Organizer, Legal Aid at Work and Stacy Villalobos, Staff Attorney, Legal Aid at Work  

 

Dixon is a formerly incarcerated person, who spent years navigating the Criminal Justice System. She now works to ensure all formerly incarcerated people have access to clear & concise career paths, as a way to redemption, and rebuilding their lives.

 

Villalobos is a staff attorney at Legal Aid at Work, where she works on issues of racial economic justice. She represents workers fighting race discrimination before federal and state courts as well as administrative agencies. Villalobos also spearheads Legal Aid at Work's Ban the Box and Fair Chance work representing job seekers with criminal records. Villalobos is a graduate of Stanford Law School and Stanford University, and is the first in her family to obtain a high school diploma. She previously clerked for the Honorable Fernando M. Olguin, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Villalobos has been advocating for workers’ rights for over a decade, beginning during her undergraduate years as an organizer with low-wage immigrant workers on campus.

 

Connect :

 KD Dixon - Email

Stacy Villalobos - Email

 Legal Aid at Work - Website | Phone

Legal Aid at Work

 

 


An ongoing series of virtual programs focused on supporting job and career seekers, personal finance needs and small business resources.

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This program is sponsored by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.


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