A journal dedicated to truth, freedom of speech and radical spiritual consciousness. Our mission is the liberation of men and women from oppression, violence and abuse of any kind, interpersonal, political, religious, economic, psychosexual. We believe as Fidel Castro said, "The weapon of today is not guns but consciousness."
Monday, January 21, 2013
Reentry Solutions Group in Richmond, Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The mission of the Reentry Solutions Group is to help create a peaceful, safe, supportive, and just West Contra Costa county by organizing, educating, and mobilizing our community to prevent and heal the harms related to crime and incarceration.
In doing this work, we recognize and value all members of our community, including those who are involved in the criminal justice system, victims and families.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 from 12:00 Noon to 2:00 PM
And just last week, our Board of Supervisors adopted the AB 109 Operations Plan and Budget developed by the Community Corrections Partnership, allocating $5.35 million to invest in community-based programs and alternatives to detention to improve our reentry system. Read a news report here.
We'll also continue to develop strategies to move towards the national model of "justice reinvestment." Conceived by theJustice Center/Council of State Governments, this model seeks to direct create a more equitable, effective, and just system of prevention and reentry. Download the 4-page overview here.