• Need-to-Know News: June 10, 2011

    June 10, 2011

    Updates from Us

    • We hope you'll join us and the rest of the NY ATI/Reentry Coalition as we rally at City Hall on Monday for restored funding for these critical programs. Follow this link for the full action alert, and please pass it on!
    • The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has cited LAC as a resource in its newly launched website dedicated to the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act.

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    • Writer and activist Patrice Gaines, the keynote speaker at the 2010 National H.I.R.E. Network conference, writes in Yes! magazine of the difficulties of moving on after a conviction.
    • The next meeting of the New York Re-Entry Roundtable is happening June 15 at the Columbia University School of Social Work. To RSVP for the event, "Long-Termers: Parole Reform and Coming to Terms," please contact Gabriel Torres-Rivera at (212) 614-5306 or grivera@cssny.org.
    • The Fortune Society will be holding a "Know Your Rights" workshop on June 25 in Brooklyn. For more information, contact Yusuf Abdul-Wali at (345) 453-4921.