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Free criminal record expungement clinic to help with employment

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WSIL -- A Criminal Record can stop you from getting employment, finding a place to live, or even becoming licensed in your chosen field.

The Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation and The NAACP wants to help people who have a criminal background clean-up their records. 

Saturday, they will host free Criminal Record Expungement and Sealing Clinic. It will go from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Carbondale's Center for Empowerment and Justice located at 215 N. Washington Street.

A Land of Lincoln Attorney will be with the participant every step of the way with the goal of helping them get better jobs and housing.

This event focuses on expunging and sealing criminal histories for low-income persons. 

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