Shriver Center attorney Todd Belcore has been named a Champion of Change by the White House, which is honoring “legal leaders from communities large and small who are dedicating their professional lives to closing the justice gap in America.” Mr. Belcore is being recognized for his work on behalf of people with criminal records and for his accomplishments before and during law school. He is currently an attorney and an Equal Justice Works fellow with the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law where he focuses on organizing and crafting legislation to ensure that former offenders are not unjustly denied employment or occupational licenses. Mr. Belcore, who is also a recent recipient of the Chicago Bar Foundation’s Kimball R. Anderson and Karen Gatsis Anderson 2011 Public Interest Law Fellowship, traveled to D.C. on October 13th to be honored.
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