Advocating for the just and humane treatment of those who are incarcerated.
Dream Defenders: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOnnQVZyY1w http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WoeUrLNvPnU&feature=youtu.be The Dream Defenders, a group of active, passionate college students who refuse to accept “No” for an answer, have been occupying the Governor’s office at Florida’s State Capital since Tuesday, July 16, 2013,after George Zimmerman was found […]
Article courtesy of: PROJECT R.E.A.C.H. INC. Richard P. Burton, Sr., Director As some Civil Rights and Political Leaders are advocating a new civil rights agenda and saluting certain Supreme Court victories, and speaking against some setbacks, the United States has once again surpassed its own world record for incarcerating the highest percentage of its population, with African Americans and Hispanics […]
Effective March 9, 2011, there is a new process governing the restoration of civil rights for felons and new time frames that must be honored prior to submitting an application to the Clemency Board. Restoration of Civil Rights without a hearing is for less serious offenses and requires that the applicant be crime and arrest […]
Once a person becomes a convicted felon, access to the ballot is lost. Not only does this prevent a felon from casting a vote at the polls, it prevents him/her from signing any petition for change which may have a direct socio-economical-political impact on him/her even if they are law-abiding, productive members of society. ‘Restoration of Civil Rights’ under our Hot […]