Virginia

Attention Virginians: Action Needed ASAP

A Special Session of the Virginia State Legislature is taking up justice reform legislation.  Contact your Senators and Delegates quickly to register your support for HB1532 which “Establishes a four-level classification system for the awarding and calculation of

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The Coronavirus pandemic is a global emergency. People confined against their will in high concentrations at close proximity in notoriously overcrowded facilities are extremely vulnerable to this invisible, quickly spreading threat. Civil rights and human rights organizations have called on officials to release persons from the traditional legal system but have overlooked people confined to “Civil” facilities “for treatment” after the completion of their prison sentence.

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Sex Offender Laws Are Broken. These Women Are Working To Fix Them.

Standing up for the rights of a widely reviled group isn’t for the faint of heart. Bellucci is admired by other reformers because she didn’t join the movement to defend her brother or father or child; she did

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When a sex offender calls, she’s there to listen

As advocates reevaluate the value of offender registries, a women-led support line vows to offer help to those who feel shunned by their communities.  

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