March 17, 2020: JRJI Retreats and Programs Suspended
Due to the pandemic of the coronavirus, JRJI has suspended its retreats and programs at all prisons until further notice. We pray for the health and well-being of everyone.
DECEMBER 12, 2019: The Bulletin
Bobby Garcia, Assistant Executive Director of JRJI, was featured in a student newspaper, The Bulletin, at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH). He is currently studying at CSUDH and will be graduating in the Spring of 2020.
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DECEMBER 3, 2019: GIVING TUESDAY
Thanks to your generosity and support, we have been able to serve many Jesus the Risen communities in various prisons in California this year and provide spiritual and educational tools to help countless individuals in their journey to spiritual healing and transformation. We hope you will consider giving to JRJI this Giving Tuesday and help us continue this work for years to come. You can learn more about our work and make a tax-deductible donation here: http://jrji.org/donate.html.
On behalf of our team at JRJI and our brothers and sisters in prison who are impacted by your support, we THANK YOU for your prayers and generosity.
NOVEMBER 7, 2018: JRJI 2018 NEWSLETTER
This year, JRJI has created a newsletter with information on the various events and programs we have been working on throughout 2018.
Link to Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/ccce38bcf36a/jrji-2018-newsletter
JULY 30, 2018: JRJI HAS MOVED!
Starting the week of July 30, 2018, the JRJI office is relocating to the city of South Gate, which is located southeast of Downtown Los Angeles. Please take note of our new address at the bottom of this webpage for your information and records. For more information, please email us at email@example.com.
APRIL 3, 2018 - JRJI AT THE STATE CAPITOL
JRJI's Assistant Director Bobby Garcia joins juvenile reform advocates and organizations in support of Senate Bill 1391 at the State Capitol in Sacramento on Tuesday morning.
Senate Bill 1391: Juveniles: fitness for juvenile court
(2017-2018). This bill would repeal the authority of a district attorney to make a motion to transfer a minor from juvenile court to a court of criminal jurisdiction in a case in which a minor is alleged to have committed a specified serious offense when he or she was 14 or 15 years of age. Read more about this senate bill, here.
MARCH 20, 2018 - POPE'S HOLY THURSDAY LITURGY IN ROME'S REGINA COELI PRISON
By Robin Gomes, Vatican News
For the 4th time in his 5-year pontificate, Pope Franics has chosen a prison for the Holy Thursday liturgy. This year, the Holy Father will go to Rome's best known prison, the "Regina Coeli", in the evening of March 29, where he will celebrate the Mass of the Last Supper. It will include the washing of the the feet of 12 inmates, in commemoration of Jesus washing the feet of his disciples. [read article]