Project Contact Persons:
Janet (Queen Nzinga) Taylor
Prisoner & Family for Equal Rights & Justice (PAFERJ)
Lillie (Ms. K) Branch-Kennedy
Resource Information Help for the Disadvantaged (RIHD)
Parole Board & Clemency Assistance:
Civil Rights Activist
Mr. El-Amin and his legal team provides parole board and clemency assistance
at a reasonable rate. Send a brief letter summarizing your situation/need to:
2403 Westwood Avenue, Sutie 208
Richmond, Virginia 23230
RIHD, is not affiliated with Mr. El-Amin service, we simply provide shared information.
Keep RIHD updated on your progress.
RIHD AND PAFERJ ARE NON-FUNDED GROUPSWe depend solely upon donations, membership dues and volunteerism. Will you consider supporting the Sentence Disparity and Unfair Jury Trials Project. Donations $25 or more are fully tax deductible to you. Make donation payable to: RIHD - PO Box 55 - Highland Springs - Virginia 23075Notation: Sentence Disparity/Unfair Jury Trials ProjectUnable to make a financial donation; consider Volunteering. We need volunteers to assist with research and clerical work. Volunteer can be done from home.For additional information, call (804) 426-4426 or email: firstname.lastname@example.orgThank you in Advance!
The Community Restoration Campaign (CRC)
for "Common Sense Prison Reform" In Virginia
Question? How is CRC connected to the the sentence disparity and unfair jury trial initiatives?
Answer: Proposed legislation with CRC are prisoner earned "good time"with the additional "sentence credit" to reduce prisoners sentenced/incarcerated on or after January 1, 1995. Prisoners would be eligible to earn a total of 14.5 days for every 30 days sentence. For prisoners under the "old law" parole eligible, the CRC will help strengthen support for fair and consistent parole board decisions. This is alternative/in addition to resolution to filing an immediate class action. The goal is achieve a 50%/65% sentence reduction for Virginia prisoners. It's important that prisoners and their family be proactive in thelisted below ways:
Click on the below web page and/or hyperlink:
Suggested Readings & Resources
Prison-to-Poverty Cycle A New Jim Crow
Spring/Summer 2010 Issue/Page 6
Virginia Defenders Newspaper
"Prisoner advocacy groups target sentencing disparity"
(Virginia Prisoner Sentence Disparity Project)
Reducing Racial Disparity in the Criminal Justice Systems:
Racial Disparity State http://www.racialdisparity.org/images/demo_graphs/table_03.pdf
Law Should Address Racial Disparity in the Legal System