LARRP General Meeting
Join us on May 12th from 9:00am to 12:00pm. at the Amity Foundation located at 3750 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90007.
Registration promptly starts at 9:00 a.m. and general meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. for the program at Amity Foundation, 3750 S. Grand Ave.
4th Thursday, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.,
Behavioral Health Work Group - To be scheduled
South LA Justice Resource Fair Clinic report is in!
Regional & Community Resource Fairs
Prop 47 & Record Expungement Clinics
Prop 47 Record Expungement Clinic at Long Beach City College
Come reclassify your record and get the second chance in life you deserve on May 21 at Long Beach City College (PCC Campus). Great opportunity for the API community as language interpreters will be provided in Khmer and Tongan/Samoan.
Click here to download the current schedule of Prop 47 justice resource fairs May - June.
Prop 47 Town Hall Meetings
April 12 - May 12
The Department of Public Social Services will have Eligibility staff at each of the remaining Town Halls providing on-site Medi-Cal and CalFresh enrollment assistance as well as additional information on the various DPSS programs.
Troy Vaughn Elected LARRP Chair
Troy Vaughn, long time homeless and reentry service provider and President and CEO of Christ-Centered Ministries is the new LARRP Chair. He succeeds Mark Faucette, Amity Foundation, who has led LARRP since its inception in 2011. Faucette will become Vice Chair.
in the NEWS
Legal Services for Prisoners with Children
April 27, 2016 by lspcadmin
LSPC executive director director Dorsey Nunn received a Champion of Change Award from the White House. He was among 10 people recognized for their work in “expanding fair chance opportunities.”
NBC Los Angeles
April 25, 2016 by John Cádiz Klemack
As part of National Re-entry Week, the DOJ announced the plan in 18 cities across the country. The celebration this week is dedicated to those who have paid their debt to society and opens the door for substantive opportunities beyond the prison gates.
Justice Not Jails
April 24, 2016 by Peter Laarman
We are at a critical time in our County’s history. Never before have there been so many resources dedicated to improving reentry supportive services in Los Angeles County. And never before have so many minds and eyes been focused on this policy area.
April 19, 2016 by ACLU
In passing Prop 47, voters sent a strong message that it’s time for California to shift gears from the expensive, one-size-fits-all approach of incarceration toward smarter approaches to crime prevention, specifically including treatment for underlying issues like addiction and mental illness.
April 16, 2016 by Angie Crouch
Nonprofit organization Chrysalis helped former drug addict and convict Trinidad Ramirez transition out of poverty.
Los Angeles Times
April 13, 2016 by David Zahniser
Garcetti said his proposal is not a response to the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, which has drafted a ballot proposal for March 2017 that would impose a two-year moratorium on most large-scale developments. But he said the initiative would address a key complaint from that group: that far too many of the planning documents that determine how neighborhoods should develop are out of date.
New American Media
April 4, 2016 by Anna Challet
California’s Proposition 47 stands to save the state millions of dollars due to reductions in jail and prison populations. The bulk of the savings are to be directed to mental health and substance abuse treatment, but some advocates don’t want law enforcement to be able to access funds for programs run in jails.
February 18, 2016, by Rena Palta
A large-scale study by researchers from major California universities found the state's prison downsizing efforts have had little to no impact on the crime rate, despite anecdotal complaints from some law enforcement leaders.
LARRP is a project of Community Partners
LARRP has over 350 member organizations from the public, community and faith-based sectors.
To see our list of participating organizations or if you or your agency would like to become a member please click the link below: