Sentencing Reforms? - Ban-the Box? - Restoration of Rights? MOBILE JUSTICE TOUR Mass Incarceration versus Successful Reentry What’s working? What’s not?
“In an Effort to Keep Prisoner & Families Connected” Summer Transportation Schedule (June, July, August) To: Keen Mtn – Pocahontas – Red Onion – River North - Wallens Ridge
"Great news! We just heard this week that Fredericksburg banned the box!" Please read on and share with others.....
Volunteer groups to assist ex-felons with restoration of the rights on Friday, May 9 at Richmond Coliseum 6th & Board. Share information and invite everyone to attend.
Special Meeting Tuesday, May 13th in Richmond. Reservation required. R.I.H.D., Inc. wants to hear about your experiences dealing with the criminal justice system as part of our “Towards a Caring Economy” focus group and get your suggestion for changing policies to better promote public safety and economic opportunities.
As the current 2014 General Assembly comes to a close, RIHD, PAFERJ, MJT are continuing it's advocacy to educate and gather public support for "fair and commonsense" laws. We need your help, we need everyone to be proactive in letting their district legislators know you support said "positions" Feel free to clip, paste or print and share with others, especially those directly affected. Thank you for your continued support.
Families For Justice As Healing are organizing the FREE HER Rally on June 21, 2014 in Washington DC on the Washington Mall. Women and supporters from across the country coming together to raise our voices as one to end mass incarceration and the war on drugs, the major catalyst to mass incarceration of women.
The second-in-command at the Justice Department met Tuesday with defense lawyers and interest groups to identify the cases of worthy prisoners who could qualify for clemency.
2010 DCJS Report: Ensuring public safety through successful prisoner reentry policies
REPRINT/REPOST: Virginia is guaranteed to face an escalating crisis if it does not take steps to reassess and change its approach to crime and imprisonment, according to a new policy brief released today by the Justice Policy Institute (JPI). The policy brief, Virginia’s Justice System: Expensive, Ineffective and Unfair, calls the Commonwealth’s juvenile and criminal justice policies and practices ineffective, inequitable and expensive, costing taxpayers billions each year.
Mobile Justice Tour, the event re-launches on Saturday, December 14, with a focus on three key issues: civil rights restoration for citizens with felony convictions, removing questions about an applicant’s criminal background from initial employment forms, and sentencing reform to end mass incarceration in Virginia.
Host Gloria Taylor Edwards & C0-Host Shirley T. Burke on WCLM 1450 AM. Guest commentators Terry Dysick, of Guidance, Inc and Keith Wm. DeBlasio, of Smart on Crime Solutions. The topic: The U.S.Incarceration Issues/The Business of Incarceration.
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THE ARMSTRONG HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR CAN ONLY SING AT CARNEGIE HALL MAR 1-4 IF THE COMMUNITY RALLIES AND HELPS THEM GET THERE. YOUR HELP IS NEEDED!!
Keep track of restorative legislation for positive criminal justice reform in Virginia as the 2013 General Assembly Session moves forward.
A personal essay by Mike Thurmond. Filmed and edited by Tenzin Samphel. Music by Mos Def and Philip Glass.