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Tomorrow is Arizona's National Day of Empathy event!

We are thrilled to be partnering with #cut50 to make this year’s National Day of Empathy the biggest, most impactful one yet. 

Together, we can create empathy on a massive scale for millions of Americans behind bars and their loved ones by bringing impacted people and their families together with elected officials.

When: Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Press Conference at 9:00 a.m.)

Where: Arizona State Capitol (Rose Garden), 1700 W Washington, Phoenix, AZ 85007

What: Arizona leaders and organizations will gather at the Capitol for a press conference and a morning filled with meaningful action. 

Learn more at DayOfEmpathy.org . Click HERE to RSVP for the Arizona event. We hope to see you all there!
Check out the videos below or visit our YouTube Channel to hear stories surrounding empathy and and the need for criminal justice reform for the National Day of Empathy!
Help us eliminate hiring, housing and education barriers for Arizonans who have been to prison. If you are a business owner or part of an organization who is committed to promoting fair chances for all, please sign the Fair Chance Arizona pledge. We encourage you to share this important initiative with others in your network, too! Together we can enact real change in our state and our country.  
Thanks to everyone who joined our Reentry Simulation and “Trauma Policing and the 13th Amendment” symposium at UC Irvine!
Upcoming Reentry Simulations:

March: The Village Initiative, Kansas City, KS

April: Columbia UniversityThe Osborn Association , New York City

April: New York City Friends Seminary, New York City

June: AZ Public Defender's Conference, Tempe, AZ

Prison Sentencing Reform Stalls At The Arizona House
After refusing to hear a bill that would have reduced non-violent offenders’ time in Arizona prisons by 50 percent, Rep. John Allen scheduled his own bill that would allow earned release credits for up to 25 percent of a sentence.

A Phoenix Urban Garden Provides At-Risk Individuals a Path Forward
After Chapman’s final release in 2005, he followed the example his grandfather had set and established TigerMountain Foundation (TMF), an organization that focuses on working the land and producing sustainable foods for the local economy, while also creating a sense of community.

MariCo attorney behind push to slightly loosen sex offender registry law
More sex offenders would become eligible to have their names removed from the Arizona’s sex offender registry but would face new hurdles in doing so, under legislation being pushed by Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery.

A month before dying, inmate accused Arizona prison of poor medical treatment
Inmate Richard Washington, 64, sent a letter to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit a month before he died, claiming he wasn't getting adequate medical treatment and worrying that it may kill him. 

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Help us spread the word about reentry solutions. Find out how you can help create real change. You can donate through PayPal by clicking below, or by mailing your check to Reinventing Reentry. 
Mail checks to:
1776 N Scottsdale Rd, Suite 8412, Scottsdale, AZ 85252