Despite obstacles in her way, Tamarr Clark learned clerical skills and found a job as a certified nursing assistant. However, she later unknowingly became part of a drug crime while doing a favor for a family member. Through a combination of collateral consequences involving housing and public assistance, she and her daughters may lose their home.

Read Tamarr's story and how collateral consequences affect her housing and benefits.

Read the entire publication: Every Sentence Should Not Equal a Life Sentence: Collateral Consequences Reform in Delaware.

Tamarr's story is one of thousands throughout Delaware. The ACLU of Delaware is initiating and supporting legislation to correct these injustices.

Special thanks to Caspari McCormick, who generously provided design and photography.