ATTENTION: Meeting for those in Georgia

When: Thursday, June 13th, from 2:00 to 5:30 p.m. Where: Locust Grove Public Library, 115 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Locust Grove, GA 30248 What: Meeting co-hosted by NARSOL and GA RSOL Why: Info about pending litigation in Georgia; info about building a stronger Georgia affiliate Who: All Georgia citizens impacted by the sexual offense registry Sign up so we…

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Attention! Special Edition coming!

On the heels of a highly successful Restorative Justice Conference in Hartford, Connecticut, led by Dr. Alissa Ackerman, Dr. Jill Levenson, and other notables, sponsored by our Connecticut affiliate One Standard of Justice, NARSOL presents a four-part series of one person’s story told by him. The author describes his journey as, “In and through the pain — an offender, victim,…

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New study examines the effect of labels: The importance of “people-first” language

By Giulia Lowe and Gwenda Willis The present study examined the effect of offense-based labels on community members’ willingness to volunteer with people convicted for varying offenses and any priming effect of labeling language. Participants (N = 310) were randomly assigned to a label condition or a neutral condition and completed an anonymous online survey about their willingness to volunteer…

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Two upcoming events of significance to you

By Sandy . . . Two  unique opportunities are available within the upcoming weeks for gaining valuable insight into our advocacy and its intersection with the criminal justice system. The first of these is the Mitchell Hamline Law Journal of Public  Policy and Practice Symposium being held on Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Mitchell Hamline School of Law Auditorium in St.…

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It’s not too late!

Please help continue the fight against sex offender registries by making a generous contribution to NARSOL’s foundation and legal fund right now. With gifts from hundreds of registered citizens, their families, supporters and friends, your gift to Vivante Espero will sustain our efforts to educate the general public, challenge seriously bad laws, and continue growing the nation’s most important civil rights movement.…

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