You can achieve both career and college success even if you have a criminal record. Use these resources to get started:
Use Seal It from the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice to learn how you can seal your juvenile record in California.
Cleaning Your Record
Check out the California Courts guide and information tool for help with cleaning up your criminal record. Learn how to clean it up and find out what types of criminal convictions can be expunged from your record. Access the forms you’ll need and learn how to get help.
Take Charge of Your Future: Get the Education and Training You Need [PDF]
This Guide is written for people who are incarcerated and for those on community supervision (probation and parole). It is designed to help you get started—or continue—on the path to education and training.
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Your juvenile record could hurt your ability to find a job, get a driver's license, or get into college. If you are a non-citizen, it could make you ineligible for citizenship. Take the necessary steps so you can become a successful worker, parent, and citizen.