JULY 16, 2015 - VIA THE NEW YORK TIMES
Take a few minutes to watch a this beautifully done Op-doc short documentary on the New York Times highlighting JRJI's Director of Development, Carlos Cervantes, who is also part of the Ride Home Program team, a project of the Anti-Recidivism Coalition and the Stanford Three Strikes Project. Through the Ride Home Program, Carlos picks up men who are released from life sentences and guides them through their first hours of freedom.
JULY 11, 2015 - VIA OFFICIAL VATICAN NETWORK
"In the Santa Cruz-Palmasola penitentiary: reclusion is not the same as exclusion"
Vatican City, 11 July 2015 (VIS) – After celebrating Mass in the chapel of the archbishop's residence, the Pope visited the Santa Cruz-Palmasola penitentiary where he met with various groups of inmates – men, women and young people imprisoned for both petty and serious offenses.
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September 8th: Retreat at Kern Valley State Prison
September 15th: Retreat at High Desert State Prison
September 21st: Retreat at Ironwood State Prison
September 29th: Retreat at Calipatria State Prison
Take a ride with Fr. Michael Kennedy, SJ, the Executive Director of the Jesuit Restorative Justice Initiative in Culver City, CA and learn the way JRJI operates in order to restore relationships broken as a result of gang violence and incarceration. Filmed by The Ignatian News Network (2012).