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Save the Date LAARP General Meeting

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LARRP General Meeting July 12th!

Thursday, July 12th
9:30 AM – 12:00 PM

The Amity Foundation
3750 S. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90007

The Los Angeles Regional Reentry Partnership (LARRP) is putting on a robust and impactful General Meeting addressing some of the most current issues surrounding the reentry population!  The agenda is the following:

  • Unlock the Vote Campaign – Esther Lim with the ACLU SoCal
  • Current County and State Budgets – Lynne Lyman with the LARRP Executive and Steering Committee
  • The STOP Program – Doug Bond with the Amity Foundation
  • Council on Criminal Justice & Behavioral Health: Roles and Activities for 2018 – Stephanie Welch with California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Additional Parking
Due to the size of attendance for tomorrows meeting Amity Foundation has provided additional parking located on S. Grand between 35th and 37th Street. Please see map.  Additional parking is available at the Mercado at a nominal cost.

SAVE THE DATE: July 7th • Free Expungement Fair for Everyday People at Amity Foundation

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Interested in getting an expungement or felony reduction?

Attorneys and paralegals from the Los Angeles Public Defenders Office will be onsite providing FREE post-conviction relief.

9:30am – 12pm

July 7th 2018

Amity Foundation’s RainMaker Hall

3750 S. Grand Ave.  LA, CA 9007


SAVE THE DATE: June 2nd Free Expungement Fair at The Amity Foundation

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Interested in getting an expungement or felony reduction?

Attorneys and paralegals from the Los Angeles Public Defenders Offcice will be onsite providing FREE post-conviction relief.

10am – 2pm

June 2nd 2018

Amity Foudation

3750 S. Grand Ave.

LA, CA 9007

click to register


NY Times: Out of Prison, and Staying Out, After 3rd Strike in California

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LOS ANGELES — William Taylor III, once a lifer in state prison for two robbery convictions and the intent to sell a small packet of heroin, was savoring a moment he had scarcely dared to imagine: his first day alone, in a place of his own.

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From Jail to Skid Row, where ‘all healing needs are met’ LA Times

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Recently released inmates walk past the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department Community Reentry and Resource Center outside the Twin Towers jail in downtown Los Angeles in 2014. (Los Angeles Times)


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Post Patriarchy – Celebrating the Feminine

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Amity’s Dragonfly Gallery opens a new show POST PATRIARCHY featuring Tucson based artist Lori Andersen who’s work of acrylic, mixed media, and bronze sculptures.

Lori’s art is an extension of her Shamanic vision and art holds the healing intention of the artist. In 2001, Lori became a supporter at a Lakota Sundance Ceremony and eventually was called by spirit to become a sun dancer.

The exhibit runs September 30th – November 30th, 2017.

Please come and enjoy the inspiration art works, good eats with a “5 CAN’T MISS FOOD TRUCK”  and the eloquent and original music of Heather Lil Mama Hardy Band on famous 4th Avenue.

Grand Opening & Fundraiser Event

October 14th, 6-9 PM

Nations Creations Food Truck

Featured in Edible Baja’s “5 CAN’T MISS FOOD TRUCKS”

Heather Lil Mama Hardy Band

Doors open at 6pm

721 N. 4th Ave. Tucson, Arizona
Free Parking


Proceeds from the Dragonfly Gallery benefit the children of Amity Foundation’s Dragonfly Village.

To learn more please visit:










Edible Baja’s 5 Can’t-Miss Tucson Food Trucks

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Nations Creations featured in Edible Baja’s 5 Must Try Food Trucks.

Nations Creations Food Truck

Fry bread can be traced back to the days before trendy food trucks, and Nations Creations food truck is giving it a healthy spin. The innovative food truck offers vegetarian-only options, from bean-and-veggie topped fry bread to fresh-squeezed juices and smoothies.

What we get: Vegan tofu taco with the juice of the day. $10. Visit their Facebook page to see where you can find them.