Re-entry Guide 2015 -The Illinois Reentry Guide is meant to be a useful and accessible tool for returning citizens and their families. We hope it will help you transition from life inside to life outside....
Thank you to the MCCF for the $6,000.00 grant for our organization monthly support group program. - www.mccfdn.org/
http://www.wpr.org/listen/791906 - A Developmental Psychologist Unpacks The Educational Power Of 'Sesame Street'
Friday, June 19, 2015 1 p.m. ET - 2:30 p.m. ET Register For This Webinar Speakers - See more at: http://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/SAMHSA-Sponsored-Webinar-Getting-Help-After-Arres#sthash.xAJjJyuG.dpuf
HB2567_Factsheet - HB2567 requires that a determination be made....
Jail Brakers: Supports HOUSE BILL 172 (HB172)
Dialogue, Education, & Advocacy Juvenile Justice Initiative Restore review by a juvenile judge before transferring a child’s case to adult Court. For more information, contact Juvenile Justice Initiative at 847-864-1562 1
Resources Regarding Impact of Incarceration:
Blue Lotus Prison Sangha. P.O. BOX 817, Woodstock, IL 60098 - Please share with those who are incarcerated so they may write / receive letters from the Prison Sangha through the Blue Lotus Temple.
Safer Foundation: Mission is to reduce recidivism by supporting the efforts of people with criminal records to become employed, law-abiding members of the community - www.saferfoundation.org.
John Howard Association (JHA). Their work on healthcare in the IDOC is supported by a generous grant from the Michael Reese Health trust. JHA works to achieve a fair, humane & cost-effective criminal justice system by promoting adult and juvenile prison reform, leading to successful re-integration and enhanced community safety. - www.thejha.org.
Books: "My Soul Said to Me" by Robert E. Roberts, D.D.S., phD., M.S.W.; and "The Collapse of the American Criminal Justice" by William J. Stuntz.
Article: in The New Yorker (1/30/12) "The Caging of America" by Adam Gopnik:
http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2012/01/30/the-caging-of-america - if no longer available on the internet email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Books for Prisons Project: First Congregational Church of Crystal Lake has joined to stock the shelves of prison libraries with the 3R's Project (Reading Reduces Recidivism). Website is www.3rsproject.org.
McHenry County Human Race; Walk, Run, then Volunteer to Make a Difference in Your Community! www.mchumanrace.org/