Latest News from PLSE

Press Release PLSE Adds Health Care Experts to Board of Directors

August 7th, 2020
Two Health Care Experts Join PLSE Board, Emphasizing Criminal Records as a Public Health Crisis.

July 2020 Newsletter

Support swells, Mayor cancels, Board speeds up, Merck and Chubb sign on, More leaders speak out, and more.

Philly Mayor Voids All Citations Given to Protesters

July 9, 2020
PLSE Volunteers led the charge in organizing to represent protesters and help them contest their violations.

June 2020 Newsletter

Jeff Brown leads, Philly DA partners, PLSE begins online intake, tips on the parole interview, and more.

PA Bar Association Calls For Pardon Reform

May 8, 2020
PA Bar strongly urges PA Board of Pardons to stop asking about juvenile records in pardon applications.

May 2020 Newsletter

PA Bar acts, Economy League reports, Heinz Endowments funds, and more.

April 2020 Newsletter

Temporary reprieves, historic Bar Leadership Summit, historic Board of Pardons vote, expanded Video Library, and more.

March 2020 Newsletter

Record-breaking year, new Mike Lee Fellow, Pardon Hubs expanding to new neighborhoods, and more.

January 2020 Newsletter

Barristers-Bebashi partnership, Sen. Vince Hughes delivers, Point Breeze becomes first neighborhood pardon network.

December 2019 Newsletter

Pardon videos, expansion into North Philly, and much more.

November 2019 Newsletter

Giving Tuesday, new Board members, Pardon Hub news, and more.

October 2019 Newsletter

PLSE’s new Executive Director, the expedited pardon application, and much, much more.

August 2019 Newsletter

PLSE’s record breaking year, upcoming expungement clinics, new partnerships, and need-to-know tips about Clean Slate.

July 2019 Newsletter

Historic Board of Pardons vote, PLSE gains 2 new Board members, Clearing Juvenile Records, and more.

Pardon Board Releases “Revolutionary” New Application

June 12, 2019
New pardon application sets new standard for clarity and access.

June 2019 Newsletter

New pardon application, Mike Lee Fellowship update, and new community partnerships.

PLSE Pardon Hubs: Partnership with United Way

United Way funds first two Pardon Hubs.