Kamala Harris Teams Up with AOC to Improve Housing Access to the Formerly Incarcerated

Nicole Rojas
Jul 12, 2019 - 6:46
Kamala Harris Teams Up with AOC to Improve Housing Access to the Formerly Incarcerated

Senator Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) joined forces to introduce legislation that aims to protect formerly incarcerated people seeking federal housing assistance. “Too many people become involved in our criminal justice system and serve their time only to return home to face additional barriers to employment, education, and housing,” Harris said in a statement. “By requiring a higher standard of evidence and a more holistic review process, we are taking a significant step toward giving...

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