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WELCOME TO
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 "fighting to end the trend of Mass Incarceration" in Virginia.  We support "self-help" and proven prison-based rehabilitation programs to end road-blocks for returning citizens.


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


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




RIHD & PAFERJ 

SUPPORT- ADVOCACY MEETING



The "Mobile Justice Tour" Comes to Richmond
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18
6pm - 8pm

Wesley Memorial UMC

1720 Mechanicsville Turnpike

Richmond, Virginia 23223

 

Telephone:  (804) 426-4426

eMAIL:  rihd23075@aol.com

 


   
The Mobile Justice Tour
"Fighting to end the trend of Mass Incarceration"
 and Advocating Successful Reentry --In Virginia
 

Revised Schedule as of:  10/19/2014

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OCTOBER:

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

4pm-7pm

Blands

137 Harrison Street

Petersburg, VA 23803


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

 

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 contact:

Brenda:  (804) 426-4426

Email:  brendajRIHD@gmail.com


For daily updates sign up at:

www.InMateResource@yahoogroups.com

www.RestorationCampaign.org

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BAN-THE-BOX IN VIRGINIA


A "BIG" Thank You to Virginia City Council-persons, local municipalities and ALL Virginia Advocates whom

help pass "Ban-the-Box" -- The Fight for Equal Rights Continues!


WHAT IS BAN-THE-BOX IN VIRGINIA?

Ban-the-Box in Virginia is legislation deferring "felony" conviction question/inquiries on the initial employment application until the interview/job offer (with restrictions to the employer) allowing for fairer employment application process and hiring.


SUCCESSFUL BAN-THE-BOX LEGISLATION

Local Government Municipalities Include:

Newport News, Richmond, Hampton Norfolk

Petersburg, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach

Charlottesville,  Fredericksburg and Roanoke


State level Legislation:  

State Senate - SB250 (2014) 


Ban-the-Box not passed in your city, county or town?  Want to see it passed?  Want to see state-level/state-wide legislation passed?  Consider a "Community Effort" - Invite the Mobile Justice Tour to come to your area for an awareness/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 

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PRISON PHONE JUSTICE


Lower the Cost of Prison Phones Rates

Support the  National Campaign



 RIHD, Supports the Prison Phone Justice Campaign

 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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