MJT re-visits Lynchburg, Virginia. Mass Incarceration -vs- Successful Re-entry. Join Us. All are welcome, public event and Free! Bring a friend or two.
JOIN US FOR: MASS INCARCERATION -Vs- Successful Reentry. What's working, what's not?
FREE PUBLIC EVENTS: Providing Justice-Related Awareness & On-site Direct Services: • Sentencing reform to end mass incarceration in Virginia • Restoration of Civil & Voting Rights Application/Filing Assistance • Ban-the-Box Fairer Employment Application
Dear members, families, friends and allies, Listed are more proposed legislation being heard at the General Assembly requiring public support. Some bills may not go as far as we would like, however, they are a start, "fair and commonsense"... Continue support all efforts to end mass incarceration. Peace Lillie (Ms.K) Branch-Kennedy
GENERAL ASSEMBLY 9th & BROAD STREET: MONDAY, JANUARY 27, in the House Criminal Law Subcommittee, Room C between 3pm-4pm and TUESDAY, JANUARY 28, in the Senate General Laws and Technology Subcommittee #2 at 9am; 3rd Floor, West Conference.
Please contact committee legislators enclosed supporting Ban-the-Box fair and commonsense legislation. Thank you.
From our friends at SALT: Things are moving quickly in Virgina this legislative session. A vote will take place this Thursday on a prison phone justice bill.
– A coalition of civil rights groups partnering for a 15-city tour of Virginia to raise awareness on and provide direct services for justice issues that affect people with criminal records. • Restoration of Civil & Voting Rights Application/Filing Assistance • Ban-the-Box Fairer Employment Application • Sentencing reforms to end mass incarceration in Virginia
Listed below are proposed legislation that RIHD and the CRC have been monitoring. Please be proactive in giving voice to these bills to both the sponsor and your district state legislators. For additional information, join us at the next mobile justice tour. Schedule attached
Enclosed is HB723 currently being heard at the General Assembly, requiring public support. HB723 offers 7.5 days sentence credit for persons convicted of drug related felonies only.
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.