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LARRP is a network of public, community and faith-based agencies and individuals across Los Angeles County, focusing on the successful reintegration of previously incarcerated men and women back into their communities


YES on 47!
Californians for Safe Neighborhoods & Schools

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Watch John Oliver Explain the Insanity of our Prison System Using Puppets
July 20, 2014
The United States imprisons too many people for too long for too many things. As John Oliver sums it up, "We are doing a terrible job taking care of people that it is very easy for all of us not to care about."




A foolish ban on food aid is finally lifted
Los Angeles Times Editorial
August 25, 2014
Lawmakers ensure that former drug felons, who had been barred from CalFresh, can again receive it




A mental health jail is an oxymoron; diversion is what's needed
Patrisse Cullors-Brignac and Diana Zuniga
Pasadena Star-News
June 24, 2014

Jails create and exacerbate mental health problems. 





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LARRP General Meeting







Support Mental Health Diversion Funding

After years of advocacy on this issue, one lone supervisor has stepped up to suggest financially supporting District Attorney Jackie Lacey's plan to set up a comprehensive mental health diversion program in Los Angeles County. While other Supervisors gave the DA accolades for her work, only Mark Ridely -Thomas proposed the financial support that will be necessary to make these plans a reality.
Supervisor Ridley-Thomas' motion, read into the Board of Supervisors agenda on July 15th, needed three votes.  However, supervisors delayed action until September when DA Lacey's report is due.

Read more about the issue in a new report by the ACLU of Southern California and Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law offering a roadmap for developing diversion programs for people with mental illness. Such programs save money, improve public safety by dramatically reducing recidivism and reduce jail overcrowding.


Date: September 11th
Location: Inglewood Community Church
742 N. LaBrea Avenue, Inglewood Registration: 9 a.m.
Program:  9:30 a.m. to 12 noon

Our September meeting will focus on exploring housing options and ways to access housing through the Coordinated Entry System.

In addition, we will review
Prop 47 - Safe
Neighborhoods & Schools
Act of 2014.

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LARRP's Committees & Work Groups meet monthly to address the broad scope of reentry issues. Contact for more information.
Policy & Advocacy - 3rd Friday, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Community & Faith-Based Reentry Coalitions Network - 3rd Wednesday, 1 - 3 p.
Housing Work Group - 3rd Wednesday, 9 - 10:30 a.m.

Employment Work Group - 4th Thursday, 9 - 10:30 a.m.
Pre-Release Planning Work Group - currently forming.
Behavioral Health Work Group - currently forming.

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