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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:

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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

ACTION ALERT!

 YES on 47!
Californians for Safe Neighborhoods & Schools

Congratulations to California!

 

LARRP is a project of Community Partners



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Out of Prison, and Staying Out, After 3rd Strike in California
by Erik Eckholm
New York Times
February 26, 2015
Formerly branded career criminals, those released over the last two years have returned to crime at a remarkably low rate — partly because they aged in prison, experts say, and participation in crime declines steadily after age 25, but also because of the intense practical aid and counseling many have received.


 

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How Former Prisoners Are Set Up to Fail,Especially if They're Wpmen
by Jean Friedman-Rudovsky
Cosmopolitan
February 25, 2015
Orange is the New Black has shined a light on women's experience behind bars, but what happens when they are no longer locked up?


 

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California Three-Strikers Rush to Prison Exits and Don't Come Back
by Ken Broder, AllGov.com
March 4, 2015
If you didn’t read about the rampage they went on, it’s because they didn’t. Some of them did, indeed, commit crimes anew and 4.7% were returned to lockup within 18 months, according to the New York Times.


 

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larrp

updates

Proposition 47 Fact Sheet:
Record Reclassification

Burton & Cullors Named "New Civil Rights Leaders"

LARRP and the Drug Policy Alliance are teaming to develop a series of Fact Sheets that will address different implementation issues. The first of these deals with record reclassification.


 

 
 
 
 

larrp

events

LARRP General Meeting
      

 

12
Mar

larrp

committees

Location: Amity Foundation
3750 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles
9  - 9:30 a.m. Registration
9:30 a.m. - 12 noon Meeting

In addition to policy and organization updates, this month's meeting will include a Prop. 47 workshop and clinic. If you need help in applying for reclassification of a covered felony, bring you information with you to get some assistance.

LARRP's Committees meet monthly to address the broad scope of reentry issues. Contact info@lareentry.org for more information.
Steering Committee -  1st Thursday, 1 - 3 p.m.
 
Housing Work Group - To be scheduled


Employment Work Group
- 4th Thursday, 9 - 10:30 a.m. March 26th, South Central Parole, 2444 S. Alameda St, Los Angeles, Ca. 90058

Behavioral Health Work Group
- March 20th, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Homeless Health Care Los Angeles, 2330 Beverly Blvd.

Contact info@lareentry.org for more information or to RSVP.

Using Proposition 47 to Reduce Convictions & Restore Rights

Legal Services for Prisoners with Children has provided a guide to reclassification and resentencing. Click here to download.

LARRP Steering Committee member Susan Burton and our colleague Patrisse Cullors were named Friday by the Los Angeles Times as two of eighteen national "emerging voices in the 21st Century." The Times wrote, "Much in the spirit of activists who pushed for civil rights a half century ago, a new generation is fighting battles old and new."

We are honored and grateful to be working alongside such leaders and visionaries.Click here to download the article.

 
 
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