Thoughts of a prisoner: "Someday the gates will
open, and once more I'll be free. Have I a future awaiting me? Will I be accepted by others, or
forced to walk alone?” --Luis Verduzco
Resource Information Help for the Disadvantaged (RIHD, Inc.) is an all-volunteer, statewide
non-profit organization working with offenders
and their families to put an end to roadblocks
that persist for persons like Luis Verduzco.
Our focused efforts are self-help and prison-
based programs proven to create productive
citizens and fewer people returning to prison.
R.I.H.D., Inc. host monthly support and advocacy meetings, on-going justice-related tour that provides awareness and on-site direct services, provide transportation service to faraway state prisons, restoration of rights application/filing assistance and limited post-release services.
Our efforts extends to deter and prevent crime
and violence, through off-site support programs and events to/for youth at risk.
R.I.H.D. is a nonprofit Virginia corporation supported by charitable donations. It is organized and operates under the provision of section 501©3 of the IRS code. All U.S. donations $25 or more are tax deductible.
7pm to 9pm
TUESDAY MAY 13, 2014
Wesley Memorial U M C
1720 Mechanicsville Turnpike
Richmond, VA 23223
**Restoration of rights assistance by appointment
Mobile Justice TourMASS INCARCERATION -vs-
What's working, what's not? The MJT to focus on three key issues: Sentencing reform to end mass incarceration in Virginia, civil rights restoration for citizens with felony conviction and removing questions about an applicant's criminal background from initial employment forms.
Thursday, March 13
6pm to 8pm
Central Rappahannock Regional Library
1201 Caroline Street
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401
Tuesday, March 18
Memorial United Methodist
Wednesday, March 19
Amazing Grace Outreach Church
2012 Grace Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504
The Mobile Justice Tour is currently taking reservations/planning meeting for the months of August, September & October. For a MJT meeting in your area call (804) 426.4426 or email: email@example.com
MJT Updates Register at:
Ban-the-Box in Virginia
Deferring "felony" conviction questions on employment application until interview/job offer allowing for fairer employment application process.
"Ban the Box"
Local Municipalities Government
Richmond, Newport News, Hampton, Norfolk
Petersburg, Portsmouth & Virginia Beach
"Ban-the-Box" not passed in your city, county or town? Want to see it passed? Consider co-hosting a Mobile Justice Tour (town hall) awareness and support meeting. For additional information call: 804.426.4426 or
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