IN THE THICK has the conversations about race, identity and politics few people are discussing or want to discuss. Co-hosted by award-winning journalists Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela.
Trying to find a job or an education, @LaLey_01 faced a problem: on the application forms, she would have to declare about a past conviction. On the new @InTheThickShow, @Maria_Hinojosa & @julito77 talk to her @BeyondTheBoxBTB #banthebox
— IN THE THICK (@InTheThickShow) February 22, 2019
No matter if she was trying to find a job or get an education, Leyla Martinez kept finding the same problem: on the application forms, she would have to declare that she had a past conviction. Maria and Julio talk to Leyla about her experience, how she got to graduate from Columbia and why she founded the Beyond the Box initiative.