ST. LOUIS – One in three adults in the U.S. lives with a criminal record.

Empower Missouri said that’s why they are working to improve the expungement process here in St. Louis. They invite everyone to a town hall happening Thursday night focusing on a bill soon to be introduced in next year’s legislative session.

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It’s all part of the Clean Slate Initiative, working to automate the expungement process. Empower Missouri shared that this would help those with a criminal record have access to fair housing and employment opportunities.

The town hall is at 7:00 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church.