Discover the History of Criminal Background Checks in a Free Virtual Talk for Teachers

Open to: All teachers

Opportunity at a Glance: In this free virtual talk offered by the Museum of the City of New York, learn about New York City’s leading role in implementing criminal background checks against the backdrop of the Great Depression and World War II. Explore how organized labor, communities of color, and government officials debated the value of background checks in a diverse city of strangers in the early 20th century and learn how this history has shaped today’s criminal justice landscape. FREE, RSVP required. 1.5 CTLE hours. July 28, 2020 from 5-6:30pm. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants.

Key dates:  Tuesday, July 28, 2020, 5-6:30pm

Location: Online

Registration deadline: 07/28/2020

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