As the year, and the decade, come to a close, I reflect on how far we have come. I encourage us all to keep the momentum going for the criminal justice reform successes we have collectively secured across our nation. LA County, our home, our place of service, the defacto 7th largest state, and home…

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When we say we want due process afforded to us we’re not asking you to bail us out of our responsibility to face the charges against us as you might say. We’re asking not to be locked up in a cage simply because we can’t afford the bail like some others can, even if they…

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“The California Community Reinvestment Grants program moves our community in the right direction, by helping us to begin addressing the biggest challenges in our communities ourselves. When we infuse resources into marginalized communities, we empower them to inspire, build and lift themselves up; because those that are most impacted by the system, are also those…

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Poetic Justice Series A New Series by LARRP Executive Director TROY VAUGHN WALLS Why do we create walls? To protect us or reject them?  To keep people out or to help people stay in? Are walls always seen, or can they be invisible to the eye; and we don’t know  where they end or even…

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LARRP July Spotlight This month LARRP spotlights new member, the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law, and their work with system impacted women, where they provide free individual legal advice, counselling and representation for women in custody and other family matters. Motivated by the unmet needs of incarcerated women, the fastest growing jailed population, the…

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Did you feel it?, Reentry got shaken up! It was an inspiring day!  On May 30th, 2019, nearly 1000 Los Angeles County reentry stakeholders gathered in Montebello, CA for the first ever regional reentry convening, hosted by the LA County Probation Department and supported by LARRP. The “Shaking Up Reentry” conference represented a launching point…

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LARRP’s March General Meeting     LARRP’s March General Meeting was rocking and packed!     It kicked off with a moving personal impact story by Riley Gude, brother of LARRP co-founder Lynne Lyman. Riley is a participant in the CSH Speak Up! Program, and this was his first time sharing his story publicly. Riley…

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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! Read the…

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LARRP was proud to participate in National Expungement Week by hosting a free legal clinic at LA Trade Tech College last Sunday October 27, as part of a Cannabis Expo organized by the National Diversity and Inclusion Cannabis Alliance (NDICA), which seeks to help people of color and other impacted communities enter the booming cannabis…

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