Warning — Failure to Register

Failure to register indictments in Missouri In this Callaway County, Missouri Fulton Sun news article, 8 registered citizens were indicted on Failure to Register violations. Never mind the upheaval, the additional shame, the cost – monetary and emotional, – the lost time to work and be with family, and so on, please mark your calendars or your calendar apps when you need to appear under Nevada's new Adam...

No Where To Go!

Urgent Need For Sex Offender Law Reform A new report by The Fortune Society and many advocates urges much need reform of current laws and restrictions placed upon sex offenders. Registration laws for those convicted of sex-related offenses, and more specifically the housing restrictions that impact these individuals, are counterproductive. The registries ensnare the wrong people. Over-broad housing restrictions make communities less safe while fostering a false sense...

Connections

Sex Offender Law Reform https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTfBVR1eLFo&feature=youtu.be A powerful personal story about the loss from rape and coming out from this loss and turning it into a passion for restorative justice. Dr. Alissa Ackerman gives a personal account of her journey from rape victim to a survivor and in the process, discovers truths for all to hear.

National HIRE Network — Nevada

[caption id="attachment_1005" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Nevada HIRE Click Here[/caption] The National HIRE Network Programs for Nevadan's with Criminal History Resources for job seekers and employers to utilize to help ex-felons get a job. Administered by the Nevada Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation — DETR. National HIRE Network — Nevada Federal Bonding Program Fidelity Bonding Insurance Tax Credits Contact DETR Silver State Works Get Rewarded For Helping Nevada's Economy

Book Ban in PA. Prisons Lifted

[caption id="attachment_973" align="alignleft" width="300"] Click to go to this article.[/caption] Since late summer, Pennsylvania’s Department of Corrections has been rolling out enhanced security measures designed to stop the flow of drugs into prisons. One of those changes included restrictions on book gifts and donations. But after pushback from several inmates’ rights groups and book donors, the department is making changes once again. WHYY Philadelphia, PA

Virgin Companies “Breaking Barriers” Program

At Virgin, our people are our greatest asset and we see the strength and value in our differences. We’re always striving for greater inclusion and diversity in our global workforce. [caption id="attachment_799" align="aligncenter" width="300"] PRIDE Parade![/caption] In this article, Virgin founder, Richard Branson, lists his top 10 quotes from around the spectrum. Read all 10 here! Also, check out this article about Virgin's reentry program for former prisoners in...

Legislative Advocate Training in Las Vegas

Training Workshop - Friday, October 21, 5-8pm FCNL - Friends Committee on National Legislation FCNL is holding a workshop to train and organize anyone who wants to be legislative advocates. Where: Conference room of Friend Richard 801 S. Rancho, Suite E. Las Vegas, NV 89106 Contact: Maiya Zwerling, FCNL Advocacy Team Trainer - Maiya@fcnl.org Who is FCNL? Read about Friends Committee on National Legislation here: - A Quaker...

Dealing With Depression

The road to depression recovery begins with a single step It’s the Catch-22 of depression: recovering from depression requires action, but taking action when you’re depressed is hard. In fact, just thinking about the things you should do to feel better, like going for a walk or spending time with friends, can feel overwhelming. That’s why it’s important to start small and slowly build from there. Reaching out...

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