Funders Are Backing a Push to Clear Criminal Records. For Many Involved, It’s Personal

Media March 25, 2021

“The Justice and Mobility Fund is another funder that threw its weight behind the Clean Slate initiative last year, along with Arnold and the Ballmer Group.

“Ultimately, Clean Slate Initiative’s efforts to automate the clearing of past criminal records removes one of the largest barriers to upward economic mobility for millions of Americans,” said Mindy Tarlow, managing director at Blue Meridian Partners.

The Justice and Mobility Fund is a philanthropic collaboration co-founded by Blue Meridian and the Ford Foundation, with additional support from the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Philanthropies. The fund has dedicated $12 million over two years to the Clean Slate Initiative.”

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