(FLINT, Mich., Sept. 23, 2021) – Mott Community College (MCC) will be the site of an expungement fair from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25 in the Ballenger Field House, on the main campus in Flint. The event is the third annual Fall Expungement Week of Action, part of Clean Slate Michigan organized by the Black and Brown Cannabis Guild.
An expungement fair is an event where people begin the legal procedure of having an older criminal conviction removed from their court record by a judge. Services offered at the Sept. 25 event include free background checks, free legal consultation with a licensed Michigan attorney, free notary services and free fingerprint vouchers/appointments with Genesee Sheriff’s Department.
The event will also feature employment opportunities and community wraparound services including: voter registration, education, family support programs, housing, mental health services, etc.
Attendees MUST pre-register at www.bbcannabis.com/cleanslate
All visitors are required to wear masks in MCC buildings and are expected to follow the MCC Standards and perform the Mandatory Health and Wellness Check before they travel to MCC.
Other locations for expungement fairs include:
Grand Rapids on Sept. 28
Benton Harbor on Sept. 29
Muskegon on Oct. 1
Detroit on Oct. 2
The Black & Brown Cannabis Guild (BBCG) is a non-profit community organization dedicated to helping communities harmed by the War on Drugs. Through a lens of equity and justice, BBCG offers expungement, employment, entrepreneurial support and advocacy opportunities. Learn more at www.bbcannabis.com
Mott Community College (MCC) is a place of purpose and possibility. Mott is committed to excellence in education and offering services that cultivate student success and improve the overall quality of life in a multicultural community. With almost 100 academic and occupational degree programs, Mott helps students prepare to for an ever-changing world. Through university transfer agreements, high-demand associate’s degree programs and one-year certification programs, MCC helps ensure that all its students find their path. They are changing lives for a changing world every day, by moving forward, together.