By Justin Udo
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A Philadelphia Councilwoman is hosting an expungement clinic tonight in Germantown for those with a criminal past who are looking for a better future.READ MORE: Preparations Underway For The Salute To America Independence Day Parade In Philadelphia
Cindy Bass is hosting the clinic at Triumph Baptist Church from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
“Folks who do have records and a history, whether they were younger or maybe later in life, are really shut out of opportunities,” she tells KYW Newsradio.READ MORE: Suspect Arrested Following Fatal Stabbing In Wissahickon: Philadelphia Police
Bass says this workshop is meant to help those with a less than spotless past get the opportunity to have a brighter future:
“The best way to reduce the recidivism rate and to ensure that everyone has a way to participate economically is to address these sorts of issues.”
This is the third year Bass is hosting the clinic.MORE NEWS: Chick-Fil-A Earns Top Spot For Customer Satisfaction In America For Eighth Straight Year: Report
For more information on how to register you can call 215-686-3424.