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R.I.H.D. INC.
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,  nonpartisan, statewide, membership organization working with  incarcerated, formerly incarcerated, persons with a felony conviction and their families on self help and prison based programs proven to end roadblocks for returning citizens.


RIHD  Mobile Justice Tour:  With our partners, friends and allies, we tour Virginia, providing  on-going justice-related awareness (mass incarceration versus successful reentry) and
on-site assistance. To learn more click on here

RIHD Youth Initiative:  2011
"Lights on After-school" Proclamation(s) from Richmond City Mayor and Richmond City Council for our initiative preventing and deterring youth related crime.   Learn More  click here

 





RIHD, INC. MONTHLY SUPPORT MEETING



TUESDAY - NOVEMBER 18, 2014
3rd Mobile Justice Tour

6pm - 8pm

Wesley Memorial UMC

1720 Mechanicsville Turnpike

Richmond, Virginia 23223

 

All invited - All welcome - Bring a Friend or 2 -

Be the voice for your community!


Telephone:  (804) 426-4426

eMAIL:  rihd23075@aol.com

 


   
The MobileJusticeTour
The MJT is embarking on it's 3rd Fifteen-city Tour calling for an overhaul of Virginia's Justice System, restoring civil and voting rights and for state-wide fair-hiring application polices for persons with a criminal record.

Join us when we visit your area below:
 

SEPTEMBER:

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

3pm -7pm

First Baptist Church

632 West Main Street

Charlottesville, VA 22903

 

OCTOBER:

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 

Thursday, October 16, 2014

2pm-4pm

MLK, Jr. Public Library

2315 Memorial Avenue

Lynchburg, VA 24501

 

Saturday, October 25, 2014

3:30pm SHARP

Knights Inn

312 West Stuart Drive

Galax, VA 24333

 

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

5pm -8pm

Main Library

4207 Victory Boulevard

Hampton, VA 23669

 

Tuesday, October 30, 2014

6pm-8pm

Trinity Family Life Center

3601 Dill Road

Richmond, VA 23222

 

NOVEMBER:

Thursday, November 2, 2014

5pm-8-pm

Reston Regional Library

11925 Bowman Towne Drive

Reston, VA 20190

 

Thursday, November 13, 2014

3pm-6pm

Williamson Road Library

3837 Williamson Road, NW

Roanoke, VA 24012

 

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

6pm -8pm

Wesley Memorial United Methodist

1720 Mechanicsville Turnpike

Richmond, VA 23223

 

Thursday, November 20, 2014

2pm-4pm

Ellen Coolridge Burke Library

4701 Seminary Road

Alexandria, VA 22304

 

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

3pm-6pm

Main Street Library

174 South Main Street

Harrisonburg, VA 22801

 

DECEMBER:

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

2:30pm to 5pm

Meyera E. Oberndoft Central Library

4100 Virginia Beach Boulevard

Virginia Beach, VA 23452

 

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Crewe Town Library

5pm to 8pm

400 Tyler Street

Crewe, VA 23930

 

Thursday, December 11, 2014

5;30pm – 7pm

Rappahannock Library

1201 Caroline Street

Fredericksburg, VA


For additional information regarding the 3rd MJT

Call Brenda (BJ) at (804)426-4426

Email: BrendajRIHD@gmail.com

and/or click on here




 

BTB
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A "BIG" Thank You to Virginia City Council-persons, local municipalities and ALL Virginia advocates whom  help passed Ban-the-Box thus far!  The Fight continues!

 

Deferring "felony" conviction questions on employment application until interview/job offer allowing for fairer employment application process.

 

"Ban the Box" Successes

Local Municipalities Government

Richmond, Newport News, Hampton, Norfolk

Petersburg, Portsmouth & Virginia Beach,

Charlottesville and Fredericksburg

 

"Ban-the-Box" Want to see it passed in your city, county or town? Want to see state-level ban-the box?   Consider co-hosting a Mobile Justice Tour (town hall) awareness and support meeting.

For additional information call:

804.426.4426 or

email:  rihd23075@aol.com

 

 



 In an effort to keep families connected, RIHD provides not for profit transportation service to faraway Virginia prisons (Keen Mtn., Red Onion, River North and Wallens Ridge) at reasonable rates.Interested persons, click here for additional information, rates and online pay-pal payments.








"Without a vote, a voice,

I am a ghost inhabiting a citizen's space."

-- Joe Loya, the disenfranchised



400,000 Plus Lifetime

Disenfranchised Virginians 

Restore My Rights




Lower the Cost of Prison Phones Rates

Support the  National Campaign


www.phonejustice.org

 RIHD, Lillie (Ms. K) Testified in DC at the FCC

 http://www.mag-net.org/blog/mel-motel-%E2%80%9Cstrong-families-safe-communities%E2%80%9D-sends-clear-message-phone-justice

 








50th Anniversary MLK, Jr. March on Washington & NAACP-Richmond
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J.P.I. REPORTS

RIHD and PAFERJ:
Justice PolicyInstitute Report, April, 2014

"Billion Dollar Divide:  Virginia's Sentencing, Corrections and Criminal Justice Challenge"

http://www.justicepolicy.org/research/7324




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