Past Events

Webinar Wednesday: Programming & Credits During COVID-19

What's going on with programming? Can your loved one still receive RAC credits during COVID-19? Join us for another Webinar Wednesday on May 20th to hear about how Programming & Credits are being impacted by COVID-19. This week, our guest speakers are James King from the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights and Ayla Benjamin...

Initiate Justice *Online* June Member Meeting

ALL MEMBERS and NEW FRIENDS are invited to our June Member Meeting!   Join us the FIRST Wednesday of the month, June 3rd, to hear what we've been up to and where we're going!   Don't forget! In order to become an official member of Initiate Justice, you must attend *three* member meetings and join...

Webinar Wednesday: Free the Vote!

Join us on June 10th for another round of our Webinar Wednesdays, where we bring you educational conversations led by impacted people or people working within the movement for abolition. This webinar is all about the FREE THE VOTE campaign! This campaign is centered around passing Assembly Constitutional Amendment (ACA) 6, or the Free The Vote Act, which...

Formerly Incarcerated Peoples’ Healing Circle

In these times, healing is more important than ever before. This healing circle is specifically meant for formerly incarcerated people to heal and share space together about what struggles are present in re-entering the community. This circle's topic is specifically about mending the relationships that may currently be a place of tension. This conversation will...

Webinar Wednesday: Parole Process

Join us on June 17th for another round of our Webinar Wednesdays, where we bring you educational conversations led by impacted people or people working within the movement for abolition.   This week we will be focusing on the Parole Process! We'll be giving y'all an inside look at CDCR's parole process, a guide on how-to...

Father’s Day Reflection

This Father's Day, Sunday, June 21st, we are holding space for folks who might have a difficult relationship with this day. Whether you are in a tough spot with your dad, your father is incarcerated, or you are a dad who has incarcerated children, please come share space with us and process with others what...

Initiate Justice *ONLINE* – June Member Meeting

ALL MEMBERS and NEW FRIENDS are invited to our July Member Meeting!  Join us on the FIRST Wednesday of the month, July 1st, to hear what we've been up to and where we're going! Don't forget! In order to become an official member of Initiate Justice, you must attend *three* member meetings and join *one*...

Formerly Incarcerated Peoples’ Healing Circle

The Healing Committee invites all Formerly Incarcerated People to a Healing Circle. This is the beginning of a monthly event where we will be holding space for those directly impacted by mass incarceration to share and express their experiences. This week's topic is on "Mending Relationships", facilitated by IJ Organizers Ms.Betty and Graham. This event will be...

People with Incarcerated Loved Ones’ Healing Circle

Mass incarceration impacts more than just those who are imprisoned. Families and people with incarcerated loved ones bear the weight of the carceral system too.   On Wednesday, July 22, 2020, from 6:00 - 7:30 PM, the Healing Committee invites all people with incarcerated loved ones to a Healing Circle.   This is the beginning...

Initiate Justice – *Online* August Member Meeting

Join us on the FIRST Wednesday of the month, August 5th, 2020, from 6:30 - 8:00 PM,  at our monthly member meeting! We invite all members, new and old, to see what we've been up to and where we're going in the month of August. If you've heard about us before but never joined an...