Dakota Midday: Kristi McLaughlin Works to "Ban the Box"
The South Dakota Peace and Justice Center strives for social and economic justice through community education and grassroots empowerment. Center director Kristi McLaughlin joins Dakota Midday to talk about the center’s Ban the Box campaign. Its goal is to remove barriers to employment for people with criminal convictions. McLaughlin and Dakota Midday host Lori Walsh talk about the benefits and challenges of clearing the criminal record on job applications in South Dakota.