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Fighting to reverse the trend of mass incarceration and correcting sentencing bias and injustices that remain uncorrected in Virginia." -- Lillie Branch-Kennedy, Founder/Executive Director Resource Information Help for the Disadvantaged & Disenfranchised (RIHD)

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Sponsored by: RIHD
Venue: Gethsenmane Community Fellowship
Address: 1317 E. Brambleton Avenue Norfolk, VA 23504

RIHD will be joined by groups including New Virginia Majority and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers to share legislative updates with attendees and engage the community on efforts to improve discovery reform and fair sentencing in Virginia.

Instructions:

Mobile Justice Tour events are free and public. Feel free to bring a friend or two.

Sponsored by: RIHD
Venue: Sandston Library
Address: 23 East Williamsburg Road Sandston, VA 23150

RIHD will be joined by groups including New Virginia Majority and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers to share legislative updates with attendees and engage the community on efforts to improve discovery reform and fair sentencing in Virginia.

Instructions:

Event is free and public. All are invited and welcome.

Sponsored by: RIHD
Venue: Fredericksburg Library (Rappahannock)
Address: 1201Caroline Street Fredericksburg , VA 22401

RIHD will be joined by groups including New Virginia Majority and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers to share legislative updates with attendees and engage the community on efforts to improve discovery reform and fair sentencing in Virginia.

Instructions:

Event is free and public. All are invited and welcome.

Sponsored by: RIHD
Venue: Pearl Bailey Public Library
Address: 2510 Wickham Avenue Newport News, VA 23607

Join us at a public event working to improve the effectiveness and fairness of Virginia's criminal justice system.  


Instructions:

This event is free and open to the public.

Sponsored by: RIHD
Venue: Lake Anne Community Center Gallery
Address: 1609-A Washington Pl Reston, VA 20190

Partnering for Powerful Citizenship
Organizing for Just, Safe & Caring
Communities and Congregations

FREE Advocacy & Voting Workshops
for Returning Citizens (Ex-offenders)
& Caring Neighbors

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2016, 2-5 PM
Lake Anne Community Center Gallery
1609-A Washington Pl, Reston, VA 20190

β€’ Apply for re-enfranchisement and register to vote, for absentee ballots and get VOTER
PHOTO IDS.

β€’ Learn about the needs of returning citizens, volunteer opportunities and how to work in
solidarity for everyone’s well-being.

β€’ Reduce recidivism with Ban the Box for more employment opportunities.

β€’ Stop mass incarceration by raising our state’s Felony Threshold (lowest in the country) and sentencing reform.

β€’ Learn how to advocate for humane reforms like curtailing shackling and solitary confinement with:

WORKSHOP PARTNERS INCLUDE: OAR of Fairfax; RIHD.org Mobile
Justice Tour; NAACP-PAC; Social Action Leading Together (SALT); VA CURE; Virginia Alliance Against Mass Incarceration; and Bridging the Gap in Virginia.org.

For more information: see IPJ on Facebook; call 703/860-1203
or email us at interfaithpartnersforjustice@gmail.com

Instructions:

Please share with your friends.

Sponsored by: RIHD
Venue: TBD
Address: TBD Richmond, VA

Email and reservation is done on a first contact.  Write:

Rev. Preston Mitchell-Deacon
Diocese of Southwestern Virginia
Email:  pwm2q@uvawise.edu

Instructions:

You must contact Rev. Preston to RSVP and to sign-up for the ride:

Rev. Preston Mitchell-Deacon
Diocese of Southwestern Virginia
Email:  pwm2q@uvawise.edu

Sponsored by: RIHD
Venue: Lynchburg/MLK Library
Address: 2315 Memorial Ave Lynchburg, VA 24501

Learn how General Assembly mistakes keep our communities locked up. Join us for a provocative day of speeches and workshops and opportunities to connect with advocates and activists led by RIHD's Lillie Branch-Kennedy and Richard Walker from Bridging the Gap in Virginia.

3pm – 7pm:  Voter Registration
3pm – 5pm & 6pm – 8pm:  Legislative Awareness workshops: Learn how General Assembly mistakes keep communities locked up. Find out the bills important for reducing mass incarceration in Virginia

Instructions:

FREE: Share and bring a few guests with you.

Sponsored by: RIHD
Venue: Fredericksburg Public Library
Address: 1201 Caroline Street Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Learn how General Assembly mistakes keep our communities locked up. Join us for a provocative day of speeches and workshops and opportunities to connect with advocates and activists led by RIHD's Lillie Branch-Kennedy and Richard Walker from Bridging the Gap in Virginia.

2pm – 7pm:  Voter Registration
3pm – 5pm & 6pm – 8pm:  Legislative Awareness workshops: Learn how General Assembly mistakes keep communities locked up. Find out the bills important for reducing mass incarceration in Virginia

Instructions:

FREE: Share and bring a few guests with you.

Sponsored by: RIHD
Venue: Petersburg Main Library
Address: 201 West Washington Street Petersburg, VA 23803

Learn how General Assembly mistakes keep our communities locked up. Join us for a provocative day of speeches and workshops and opportunities to connect with advocates and activists led by RIHD's Lillie Branch-Kennedy and Richard Walker from Bridging the Gap in Virginia.

2pm – 7pm:  Voter Registration
3pm – 5pm & 6pm – 8pm:  Legislative Awareness workshops: Learn how General Assembly mistakes keep communities locked up. Find out the bills important for reducing mass incarceration in Virginia.

Instructions:

FREE: Share and bring a few guests with you.

Sponsored by: RIHD
Venue: Gethsemane Baptist Church
Address: 1317 East Brambleton Ave. Norfolk, VA 23504

Learn how General Assembly mistakes keep our communities locked up. Join us for a provocative day of speeches and workshops and opportunities to connect with advocates and activists led by RIHD's Lillie Branch-Kennedy and Richard Walker from Bridging the Gap in Virginia.

Instructions:

FREE: Share and bring a few guests with you.

Sponsored by: RIHD
Venue: Hampton Library
Address: 4207 Victoria Blvd Hampton, VA 23664

Learn how General Assembly mistakes keep our communities locked up. Join us for a provocative day of speeches and workshops and opportunities to connect with advocates and activists led by RIHD's Lillie Branch-Kennedy and Richard Walker from Bridging the Gap in Virginia.

2pm – 7pm:  Voter Registration
3pm – 7pm:  Legislative Awareness workshops: Learn how General Assembly mistakes keep communities locked up. Find out the bills important for reducing mass incarceration in Virginia

Instructions:

FREE: Share and bring a few guests with you.

Sponsored by: RIHD
Venue: The East End Library
Address: 1200 North 25th Street Richmond, VA 23223

Learn how General Assembly mistakes keep our communities locked up.

Join us for a provocative day of speeches and workshops and opportunities to connect with advocates and activists led by RIHD's Lillie Branch-Kennedy and Richard Walker from Bridging the Gap in Virginia.

1pm – 7pm:  Voter Registration
2pm – 4pm & 5pm – 7pm:  Legislative Awareness workshops: Learn how General Assembly mistakes keep communities locked up. Find out the bills important for reducing mass incarceration in Virginia

Instructions:

FREE: Share and bring a few guests with you.