York City to hold 'Pardon Me' educational clinic

Rebecca Klar
York Dispatch
York City

York City is holding an educational clinic to inform interested residents about the pardon application process, the city announced Thursday in a news release. 

The Pardon Me clinic will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, at Studio 29, 29 E. Princess St. 

Brandon Flood, secretary to the Pennsylvania Board of Pardons, will host the clinic. He will explain the process of obtaining a pardon for a past criminal conviction, according to the news release.

A pardon, granted by the governor typically after a recommendation from the Board of Pardons, can remove a serious misdemeanor or felony from a record, according to the news release.

The pardon application is free as of March 14, following a Board of Pardons vote. 

Other speakers at the Pardon Me clinic will include state Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, D-York City; the Rev. Malcolm Malone; Dommonick Chatman, of the Salem Square Community Association; and CEO of the program "It's About Change" AliceAnne Frost.