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YES on 47!
Californians for Safe Neighborhoods & Schools
Congratulations to California!
LARRP is a project of Community Partners
The high cost of punishment
Newt GIngrich & Wayne Highes Jr.
Los Angeles Times Op-Ed
September 17, 2014
Prisons are for people we are afraid of, but we have been filling them with many folks we are just mad at.
L.A.County unable to avert federal over-
sight of jails
By Cindy Chang
Los Angeles Times
October 3, 2014
Federal officials have rejected a last-ditch effort by Los Angeles County to maintain control over its jails and will move forward with a consent decree to address longstanding problems with mental health care in the troubled facilities.
State ordered to complete Parole program plan by December 1st
By Paige St. John
Los Angeles Times
November 14, 2014
Saying state officials failed to comply with an order to grant many two-time felons early parole from prison, federal judges on Friday said the state must quickly launch hearings that could free those inmates.
LARRP General Meeting
Changing Your Record Under Proposition 47
With the passage of Proposition 47, certain low-level, nonviolent felonies can now be changed to misdemeanors on old criminal records. If you or someone you know has a prior criminal record with a felony record for any of the following crimes, you may qualify to remove the felony from your record and change it to a misdemeanor:
- Simple drug possession
- Petty theft under 950 dollars
- Shoplifting under 950 dollars
- Forging or writing a bad check under 950 dollars
- Receipt of stolen property under 950 dollars
Registration: 9 a.m.
Program: 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon
SAVE THE DATE!
The topics are not finalized but you can be assured that the meeting will focus on the most current issues facing community reentry. Watch this space for more information.
Policy & Advocacy - 3rd Friday, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Community & Faith-Based Reentry Coalitions Network - 3rd Wednesday, 1 - 3 p.m.
Housing Work Group - 3rd Wednesday, 9 - 10:30 a.m.
Employment Work Group - 4th Thursday, 9 - 10:30 a.m.
Behavioral Health Work Group - currently forming.
LARRP General Meeting Addresses Proposition 47 Implementation Issues Along with Criminal Justice Priorities for New County Leadership
Milena Blake from Californians for Safety & Justice and Lynne Lyman from Drug Policy Alliance and LARRP led a discussion about the implications of Proposition 47. They addressed questions from the audience of about 65 people. Several questions were documented for further research. Watch this space for those answers.
Peter Eliasberg, Mark-Anthony Johnson, Lynne Lyman, Eunisses Hernandez, and Peggy Edwards participated in a panel led by Rev. Peter Laarman. They outlined criminal justice priorities for the two new County Supervisors, Sheriff, and CEO:
- Alternatives to incarceration
- Appropriate funding for reentry services
- LASD oversight
The new Behavioral Health Committee will hold a formation meeting on January 9, 2015 from 1 - 3 p.m. at Tarzana Treatment Center.