Upcoming Events

02/27/2019

Employment Committee Meeting

9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Amity Foundation
3750 S. Grand Ave, LA

(Next Employment Committee meetings will be 3/20 and 4/24)

03/14/2019

Next LARRP General Meeting

9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Amity Foundation
3750 S. Grand Ave, LA

May 30, 2019

SAVE THE DATE
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Quiet Cannon
901 Via San Clemente, Montebello, CA 90640

LOS ANGELES COUNTY PROBATION DEPARTMENT PRESENTS:
A Symposium on Redefining Reentry
DEVELOPING AN INNOVATIVE REENTRY VISION FOR LOS ANGELES COUNTY

The Symposium will bring together hundreds of individuals representing government, community organizations, persons with lived-experience and interested members of the public to explore and discuss the need for improved support for formerly incarcerated adults in Los Angeles County.

Partner Events

2019 African-American Mental Health Conference
Thu Feb 28th
Los Angeles Convention Center,
1201 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015
The theme is “Engaging and Empowering Communities through Education, Advocacy, and Action.” The conference will bring together mental health and allied professionals, policy makers, consumers and stakeholders to improve awareness regarding mental health issues and its impact on families and communities. This will be keynote speakers, workshops, lunch, entertainment, and more!
Registration deadline is Feb 16th. On-site registration is not available.
SAVE THE DATE
Gang Prevention & Intervention Conference
Mon, May 13, 2019, 9:00 AM – Tue, May 14, 2019, 4:30 PM
Hilton Long Beach 701 West Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach, CA 90831

News Flash

In landmark move, L.A. County will replace Men’s Central Jail with mental health hospital for inmates

By MAYA LAU
LATimes, FEB 13, 2019

Los Angeles County supervisors narrowly approved a plan Tuesday to tear down the dungeon-like Men’s Central Jail downtown and build at least one mental health treatment facility in its place.

Despite an emphasis on inmate rehab, California recidivism rate is 'stubbornly high'
By JAZMINE ULLOA
LA Times, JAN 31, 2019
Opponents of California Justice Reforms Prepare for Battle
The Crime Report
By TCR Staff | January 22, 2019
L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva defends reinstating deputy fired over abuse allegations
By MAYA LAU, LA Times, JAN 22, 2019
Placing juveniles in solitary confinement doesn't fix them. In fact, it makes them worse
USA Today, Jan. 11, 2019
Opinion contributors, Jessica Feierman and Jenny Lutz

Get Involved!

Help get more $$ for LA area reentry services

LARRP is collecting information to better understand the reentry resources and services provided by community based organizations for the men and women coming home.

This survey should take no longer than five minutes to complete.

News Flash

LARRP Executive Director Troy Vaughn recognized at BOS
Co-Chairs Stephen Larson, Esq. Troy Vaughn of LARRP, were recognized by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, January 29th for their leadership on the Blue Ribbon Commission on Public Safety.
As part of Troy's role on the commission he was able to secure an additional ten seats for community stakeholders!
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County government

Keep up with the Board of Supervisors meetings, motions and resources at LARRP Steering Committee member, Joseph Maizlish’s site

Volunteers needed!

Volunteers needed!

Insight Garden Program offers an innovative 48-week curriculum built around "connection to self, community and nature" for incarcerated people in nine prisons in California. Our program offers an experiential, mindfulness-based curriculum that explores meditation, permaculture, eco-literacy, vocational and re-entry skills through a trauma-informed curriculum. Insight Garden Program is programming on two yards at CSP Lancaster Prison. We seek volunteers who can commit to joining us for class at Lancaster at least once or twice a month on Fridays.

MORE INFO

Stories Wanted!

Testif-i, a storytelling project of A New Way of Life, is seeking the stories of formerly incarcerated women, as well as the children of formerly/currently incarcerated women, to help channel energy into the movement to end mass incarceration. We are soliciting stories from San Francisco Bay Area residents who have been impacted by experiences with one or more of the following: child/family reunification, taking a plea bargain, or significant barriers to reentry

Clear Your Record

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Get Your Free Background Check With Better Future 

It’s important to know what employers will see on your background check before starting your job search. Better Future is a proud partner of LARRP and is the only place on the internet where you can get a background check similar to what employers are going to run on your for free. Get informed, get empowered, get your free background check.

LARRP's Free Legal Clinics Sponsored by Goodness
The first Saturday of every month

Attorneys and paralegals from the Los Angeles Pulbl ic Defenders Office will be onsite providing FREE post-conviction relief. Reentry services offered:

  • Felony Reductions
  • Dismissals
  • Prop 47 and 64 Relief
  • Certificate of Rehabilitation
  • Referrals
  • Voter Registration
  • Employment Services

Next Clinic:  
March 2nd
10AM -1PM 
Amity Foundation
3750 S. Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90007

LONG BEACH
LARRP FREE LEGAL CLINIC
Sponsored by LBCA
10AM - 1PM
Saturday, February 16th
Bevel,
327 Pine Street, Long Beach, CA 90802
Root and Rebound
REENTRY LEGAL CLINIC IN LAKEPORT 
Sunday, February 10th
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
REENTRY LEGAL CLINIC IN REDWOOD VALLEY
Saturday, February 9th
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6991 N. State St., Redwood Valley, CA 95470 (Consolidated Tribal Health Project Wellness Center)

This calendar is meant to serve as a comprehensive listing of Prop. 47 related events happening in the Los Angeles County area, many hosted by community partners

Pot Criminal Convictions Can Be Erased From Records
John Cadiz Klemack reports for the NBC 4 News at 4 p.m. on Aug. 6, 2018

Now that recreational marijuana is legal in California, thousands of people might be eligible to have certain drug-related convictions erased from their records.

Expungement Clinic
( 2nd & 4th Saturday) 9:30am-2:00pm

Watts Clinic, 2nd Saturday of every month
WLAC Phoenix Hall, 

10950 S. Central Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90059  

Long Beach Clinic, 3rd or 4th Saturday of every month (please call for info)
Centro CHA
1633 Long Beach, Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90813 

 

Walk-In Wednesday Reclassification Clinic  (Prop 47 Reclassification Only)

Location: 920 Atlantic Avenue, # 101, Long Beach, CA 90813  

Bring a copy of your criminal record (DOJ RAP Sheet or Court Dockets) with you.

Hosted by: A New Way of Life Reentry Project.
Call (323) 563-3575 to confirm appointment and clinic location.

The Collateral Consequences of Conviction Justice Project (CCCJP) provides free legal services to justice-affected individuals to overcome collateral consequences of conviction.

Need legal representation? Contact them today!
Elie Miller, Supervising Attorney Email: emille47@lls.edu Phone: (213) 736-1319