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Ban the Box Public Hearing in Washington, D.C.
July 11, 2016 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
Washington, D.C. Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie has introduced a “Ban the Box” bill that aims to prevent discrimination against people with criminal records during the housing application process. The bill is scheduled for a public hearing on Monday, July 11 at 11 a.m. CCE plans to testify in favor of the bill; advocates encouraged to testify.
The following are the instructions for registering to testify:
“Anyone wishing to testify at the hearing should contact the Committee at (202) 724-7808, or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, and provide their name, telephone number, organizational affiliation, and title (if any) by close of business, July 6, 2016. Representatives of organizations will be allowed a maximum of five minutes for oral testimony, and individuals will be allowed a maximum of three minutes. Witnesses should bring twenty, single-sided copies of their written testimony and, if possible, also submit a copy of their testimony electronically to email@example.com.”