Apr
22
10:00 AM10:00

San Francisco: Practicing Law Institute (PLI) Webinar – Tribal Reentry Advocacy

We are thrilled to let you know about an exciting upcoming Tribal Reentry Advocacy Livecast/Webinar that we are co-hosting with Judge Abby Abinanti, Chief Justice of the Yurok Tribal Court:

April 22, 2019

10:00AM – 12:00PM

Tribal Reentry Advocacy LiveCast and Webinar with Practicing Law Institute (PLI)

 Learn how to provide holistic legal support and record-cleaning for tribal members with criminal records!

Registration is now open for the PLI webinar at the link here and all eligible participants are encouraged to apply for a fee waiver or discount here. MCLE credit is also available.

 

 

The program, Tribal Reentry Advocacy – Best Practices for Reentry Legal Advocacy in Rural Tribal Communities, will focus on sharing out best practices for establishing mobile legal clinics, strategies for providing legal services in a rural location, and recommendations for building trust and collaborative partnership between tribes and legal organizations. This framework is informed by the partnership between Root & Rebound and the Yurok Tribal Court and the jointly published Tribal Reentry Advocacy Guide, which is available online here.

 

We invite you to sign up for the program online! In addition, please feel free to share the above with other individuals and groups who may be interested in participating, such as tribal members and legal practitioners who work in government, non-profit organizations and law firms, along with attorneys who are interested in pro bono advocacy, criminal defense, civil rights, criminal justice reform, and racial and economic justice.

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Apr
3
5:00 PM17:00

OAKLAND CLINIC: Access to Justice Day - Free Legal Clinic for People with Records

MEET 1-ON-1 WITH A LAWYER TO LEARN ABOUT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS WITH AN ARREST OR CONVICTION RECORD!

At this clinic, our reentry lawyers can help with questions like:

• “CAN I EXPUNGE MY RECORD?”

• “CAN I CHANGE HOW MUCH CHILD SUPPORT I OWE?”

• “CAN I GET MY FELONY CHANGED TO A MISDEMEANOR?”

• “CAN I CHALLENGE PAROLE CONDITIONS?”

• “WHAT CAN AN EMPLOYER ASK ME ABOUT MY RECORD?”

• “CAN I GET VISITATION RIGHTS WITH MY CHILDREN?”

• “CAN A LANDLORD RUN A BACKGROUND CHECK ON ME?"

WHAT TO BRING: If possible, please bring a photo ID and any paperwork related to your legal issue, including a copy of your RAP sheet. For information on how to obtain your RAP sheet, please call 510-279-4662.

To RSVP, please visit http://bit.ly/APRILA2JDAY or call 510-279-4662.

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Mar
23
10:00 AM10:00

Fresno: Free Second Chance Clinic / Clínica legal gratis de segunda oportunidades

Due to a high demand, we are no longer accepting RSVPs for our Second Chances Community Legal clinic on Saturday, March 23rd. If you still need assistance, please call our Reentry Legal Hotline which operates every Friday from 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time.  Our Hotline phone number is 510-279-4662 and it is free and open to anyone in California with a reentry-related legal issue, question, or concern, including those who are incarcerated. By calling the hotline, you will be able to access the same services that are available at our in-person clinic. If you would like information about our next clinic please sign up to receive our email newsletter at bit.ly/RRlegalClinic

Meet 1-on-1 FREE with a lawyer to learn about your legal rights with an arrest or conviction record! At the clinic, we will be providing record-cleaning services and legal information about navigating barriers because of your record related to employment, housing, public benefits, family & children, immigration, parole & probation, and more!

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Debido a límite de espacio y abogados presentes en la Clínica de Segunda Oportunidades el sábado, 23 de marzo ya no estamos aceptando reservaciones para citas. Si necesita asistencia, por favor de llamar nuestra línea directa al 510-279-4662 los viernes de 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Hora Pacifica para hablar con un miembro de nuestro equipo legal. Si su caso es urgente, por favor llame de inmediato.  Es gratis y cualquier persona en California con cuestiones relacionadas a las personas que hayan sido impactadas por nuestro sistema judicial criminal, incluyendo personas que se encuentra encarceladas puede llamar. En llamar nuestra linea directa, usted recibirá los mismos servicios que están ofrecidos en nuestras clínicas legales. Para más información sobre clínicas en el futuro, por favor de escribirse a nuestra hoja informativa electronica aquí: bit.ly/RRlegalClinic

Hable gratis con un abogado y aprenda sobre sus derechos legales como una persona con antecedentes penales!

En la clínica, ofreceremos servicios legales gratis para limpiar antecedentes penales e información legal que le ayudará navegar obstaculos a causa de antecedentes penales - incluyendo el empleo, la vivienda, los beneficios públicos, la familia e hijos, inmigración, la libertad condicional (parole y probation), y más!

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Mar
6
5:30 PM17:30

OAKLAND CLINIC: Access to Justice Day - Free Legal Clinic for People with Records

On Wednesday, March 6, 2019, from 5:30pm-8:00 pm, R&R will host ACCESS TO JUSTICE DAY at our downtown Oakland office for people with arrest and conviction records to meet one-on-one with a member of our legal team. This event is FREE.

You can ask us reentry-related legal questions or other questions about how your record impacts your life & rights. We will also be providing free know-your-rights resources including R&R’s Reentry Planning Toolkit and "My Education, My Freedom" Toolkit for those interested.

Examples of questions we can help provide legal advice on include: 
parole and probation restrictions; visiting and reunifying with family members; cleaning up your record; learning about your employment and housing rights; occupational license issues; reinstating a Driver's License; getting basic forms of ID; immigration rights; and voting rights.

SUMMARY

  • WHEN: Wednesday, March 6th from 5:30pm-8:00 pm

  • WHERE: 1730 Franklin Street, Suite 300, Oakland CA 94612

  • WHO: Open to anyone with an arrest or conviction record or prior system involvement who has a question about how that affects their rights!

  • RSVP Here! (walk-ins welcome, too)

  • What to bringIf possible please bring a government-issued photo ID and any paperwork related to the issue that you would like to address. For information on how to obtain your RAP sheet please visit http://bit.ly/RAPSHEETOAK 

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IF YOU CAN'T MAKE IT, THERE ARE OTHER WAYS TO CONTACT OUR LEGAL TEAM! 
On Fridays, Root & Rebound runs a Reentry Legal Hotline (at phone # 510-279-4662) for anyone in California to ask our legal team questions about the impact of a criminal record across all areas of lifefamily law, employment, housing, obtaining ID and drivers licenses, court debt, public benefits, education, tribal law, immigration & more. We are also working to increase the number of in-person legal clinics we offer in regions where we have attorneys on the ground (Los Angeles/Sylmar, Fresno & the Bay Area), and mobile legal clinics in rural & tribal communities.

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Feb
10
11:00 AM11:00

LAKEPORT, CA: Free Legal Clinic for People with Records

Legal Reentry Clinic

Meet 1-on-1 with a lawyer to learn about your legal rights with an arrest or conviction record!

At this clinic, our lawyers can answer questions like:

• “Can I expunge my record?”

• “Can I change how much child support I owe?”

• “Can I get my felony changed to a misdemeanor?”

• “Can I challenge parole conditions?”

• “What can an employer ask me about my record?”

• “Can I get visitation rights with my children?”

• “Can a landlord run a background check on me?"

What to bring: Please bring paperwork related to your legal issue. For Instance, a "Rap Sheet" for complete record-cleaning services. For information on how to obtain your RAP sheet or to make an appointment call 510-279-4662. For the Lakeport Clinic, you may also contact Legal Services of Northern California at 707-462-1471.

To RSVP please visit: http://bit.ly/ReentryClinic2

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Feb
9
12:00 PM12:00

REDWOOD VALLEY: Free Legal Clinic for People with Records

Reentry Legal Clinic

Meet 1-on-1 with a lawyer to learn about your legal rights with an arrest or conviction record!

At this clinic, our lawyers can answer questions like:

• “Can I expunge my record?”

• “Can I change how much child support I owe?”

• “Can I get my felony changed to a misdemeanor?”

• “Can I challenge parole conditions?”

• “What can an employer ask me about my record?”

• “Can I get visitation rights with my children?”

• “Can a landlord run a background check on me?"

What to bring: Please bring paperwork related to your legal issue. For Instance, a "Rap Sheet" for complete record-cleaning services. For information on how to obtain your RAP sheet or to make an appointment call 510-279-4662.

To RSVP please visit: http://bit.ly/ReentryClinic1

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Dec
15
10:00 AM10:00

VAN NUYS: Free Legal Clinic for People with Records

Root & Rebound is hosting two free legal clinics for people with records in the LA Area this December! Below is information for the clinic on Dec. 15th.

ABOUT THE FREE LEGAL CLINIC: Meet 1-on-1 with a lawyer to learn about your legal rights with an arrest or conviction record! At the clinic, we will be providing record-cleaning services and legal information about navigating barriers because of your record related to employment, housing, public benefits, family & children, immigration, parole & probation, and more!

At this clinic, our lawyers can answer questions like:

  • “Can I expunge my record?”

  • “Can I change how much child support I owe?”

  • “Can I get my felony changed to a misdemeanor?”

  • “Can I challenge parole conditions?”

  • “What can an employer ask me about my record?”

  • “Can I get visitation rights with my children?”

  • “Can a landlord run a background check on me?"

WHAT TO BRING: If possible, please bring a government-issued photo ID. To complete record-cleaning on-site, you should also bring a copy of your complete criminal history information - also called a “RAP sheet”. Call us at 510-279-4662 to get more information on ordering your RAP sheet, and ask for Amber.

WHEN: December 15th, 2018 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm.

WHERE: 14549 Archwood Street, #221, Van Nuys, CA 91405

RSVP: Click here bit.ly/2A96GEf — or call 510-279-4662 to RSVP by phone.

QUESTIONS? Call us at 510-279-4662.

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Dec
13
4:00 PM16:00

LOS ANGELES: Free Legal Clinic for People with Records

Root & Rebound is hosting two free legal clinics for people with records in the LA Area this December! Below is information for the clinic on Dec. 13th.

ABOUT THE FREE LEGAL CLINIC: Meet 1-on-1 with a lawyer to learn about your legal rights with an arrest or conviction record! At the clinic, we will be providing record-cleaning services and legal information about navigating barriers because of your record related to employment, housing, public benefits, family & children, immigration, parole & probation, and more!

At this clinic, our lawyers can answer questions like:

  • “Can I expunge my record?”

  • “Can I change how much child support I owe?”

  • “Can I get my felony changed to a misdemeanor?”

  • “Can I challenge parole conditions?”

  • “What can an employer ask me about my record?”

  • “Can I get visitation rights with my children?”

  • “Can a landlord run a background check on me?"

WHAT TO BRING: If possible, please bring a government-issued photo ID. To complete record-cleaning on-site, you should also bring a copy of your complete criminal history information - also called a “RAP sheet”. Call us at 510-279-4662 to get more information on ordering your RAP sheet, and ask for Amber.

WHEN: December 13th, 2018 from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

WHERE: 787 South Alameda, Suite 206 Los Angeles, CA 90021

RSVP: Click here http://bit.ly/2PFHXlr — or call 510-279-4662 to RSVP by phone.

QUESTIONS? Call us at 510-279-4662.

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Nov
10
10:00 AM10:00

FRESNO: Free Legal Clinic for People with Records

  • Central California Legal Services (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

RSVP HERE for the Fresno Reentry Clinic!

On November 10, 2018 from 10am to 3pm, meet 1-on-1 with a lawyer to learn about your legal rights with an arrest or conviction record! At the clinic, we will be providing record-cleaning services and legal information about navigating barriers because of your record related to employment, housing, public benefits, family & children, immigration, parole & probation, and more! This event is hosted in partnership with One Justice, the Fresno County Public Defender’s Office and Central California Legal Services.

When:

November 10th, 2018 from 10AM-3PM

Where:

Central California Legal Services

2115 Kern St #1

Fresno, CA

At this clinic, our lawyers can answer questions like:

  • “Can I expunge my record?”

  • “Can I change how much child support I owe?”

  • “Can I get my felony changed to a misdemeanor?”

  • “Can I challenge parole conditions?”

  • “Can I get a barber’s license?”

  • “What can an employer ask me about my record?’

  • “Can I get visitation rights with my children?”

  • “Can a landlord run a background check on me?”

RSVP Online HERE or call Root & Rebound at (510) 279-4662 to book an appointment. Walk-ins will be accommodated if possible.

What to bring: If possible, please bring a government issued photo ID. Attendees must have a “RAP SHEET” for complete record-cleaning services. For information about what a RAP sheet is and how to obtain one please click HERE.

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Nov
9
10:00 AM10:00

Fair Chance Hiring Training


Fair Chance Hiring Training


WHAT: Training on the best practices and new laws related to Fair Chance Hiring of people with criminal records in CA. 
WHEN: Friday, November 9th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 
WHERE: Fresno City College, 1101 E University Ave, Fresno, CA 93741 at the OAB-251 - Skylight Room 
RSVP HERE
Questions? Email Cassandra Little at clittle@rootandrebound.org

At this training you will: -Learn the benefits of hiring people with a criminal record.-Ensure compliance with the fair chance act of 2018.-Learn how to join the Fresno Blue Ribbon Commission on Fair Chance Hiring
Target Audience: We invite anyone looking to learn about CA's Fair Chance Act and best practices for hiring people with records to attend. We especially encourage employers, HR and workforce development professionals; corporate counsel; as will as community service providers and attorneys supporting clients with conviction records to attend. 

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Nov
7
3:00 PM15:00

Oakland: Bay Area Open Office Hours (Legal Support)

R&R Open Office Hours Launch!

On Wednesday, September 5th, Root & Rebound will be hosting our first open office hours at our downtown Oakland office for people with arrest and conviction records. Between 3 p.m. - 6 p.m., you can stop by and meet with a member of R&R's legal staff one-on-one, and ask us reentry-related legal questions or other questions about how your record may impact your life and your rights.
 

Examples of questions we can help provide legal advice on include: parole and probation restrictions; visiting and reunifying with family members; cleaning up your record; learning about your employment and housing rights; occupational license issues; reinstating a Driver's License; getting basic forms of ID; immigration rights; and voting rights. Drop in and see how R&R's team can help you navigate barriers because of a record.

 

Location: 1730 Franklin Street, Suite 300, Oakland CA 94612

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Nov
7
3:00 PM15:00

Oakland - Access to Justice Day

RSVP Here for Oakland Access to Justice Days!

On Wednesday, November 7, 2018, from 3-6 pm, R&R will host our 2nd ACCESS TO JUSTICE DAY at our downtown Oakland office for people with arrest and conviction records to meet one-on-one with a member of our legal team. This event is FREE.

You can ask us reentry-related legal questions or other questions about how your record impacts your life & rights. We will also be providing free know-your-rights resources including R&R’s Reentry Planning Toolkit and "My Education, My Freedom" Toolkit for those interested.

Examples of questions we can help provide legal advice on include:
 parole and probation restrictions; visiting and reunifying with family members; cleaning up your record; learning about your employment and housing rights; occupational license issues; reinstating a Driver's License; getting basic forms of ID; immigration rights; and voting rights.

SUMMARY

  • WHEN: Wednesday, November 7th from 3-6 pm

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IF YOU CAN'T MAKE IT, THERE ARE OTHER WAYS TO CONTACT OUR LEGAL TEAM! 
On Fridays, Root & Rebound runs a Reentry Legal Hotline (at phone # 510-279-4662) for anyone in California to ask our legal team questions about the impact of a criminal record across all areas of lifefamily law, employment, housing, obtaining ID and drivers licenses, court debt, public benefits, education, tribal law, immigration & more. We are also working to increase the number of in-person legal clinics we offer in regions where we have attorneys on the ground (Los Angeles/Sylmar, Fresno & the Bay Area), and mobile legal clinics in rural & tribal communities.

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Oct
17
1:00 PM13:00

STOCKTON, CA: Free Legal Clinic for People with Records

WHAT: Fathers & Families of San Joaquin in partnership with OneJustice, the office of the San Joaquin County Public Defender, and Root & Rebound are hosting a FREE legal clinic for people with records this Wednesday, October 17th, from 1:00pm to 5:00 pm at Fathers & Families' of San Joaquin’s office.

WHERE: 338 E. Market Street, Stockton, CA 95202

WHEN: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

RSVP: Email Jess at jtemple@one-justice.org.

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Sep
28
10:00 AM10:00

Hoopa Legal Clinic for People with Records

Root & Rebound's legal team, will be providing holistic services including:

· record-cleaning services (such as Prop 47 and expungements)

· assistance with employment issues due to criminal record

· assistance with exempting convictions for child custody, visitation, and placement issues

· assistance with managing child support and other court-ordered debt options

· assistance with legal identification issues such as suspended driver's licenses

· legal information about any barriers due to prior criminal record

 

Take-home resource materials will be available at clinic.

 

Book an appointment by calling (510) 279-4662

or emailing info@rootandrebound.org.

Walk-ins welcome.

 

Open to ANYONE WITH A CRIMINAL RECORD and their households- tribal membership not required.

Some snacks and beverages available.

Attendees must have RAP sheet for complete services*

 

*Don't have your RAP Sheet? LiveScan services may be provided on site - or call (510) 279-4662 for information on the quickest way to obtain your record for your situation.

 

For more information call Karen Kyle at (530) 625-4816 Ext. 106

 

Root & Rebound’s mission is to increase access to justice and opportunity for people in reentry from prison and jail, and to educate and empower those who support them, fundamentally advancing and strengthening the reentry infrastructure across the state of California.

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Sep
27
10:00 AM10:00

Yurok Legal Clinic for People with Records

You’re invite to a free legal clinic for people with records.

Root & Rebound’s legal team will be offering legal support to navigate barriers because of an arrest or conviction record, including:

  • record-cleaning services (such as Prop 47 and expungements)

  • assistance with employment issues due to criminal record

  • assistance with exempting convictions for child custody, visitation, and placement issues

  • assistance with managing child support and other court-ordered debt options

  • assistance with legal identification issues such as suspended driver's licenses

  • legal information about any barriers due to prior criminal record

  • Take-home resource materials will be available at clinic.

Book an appointment by calling (510) 279-4662 or emailing info@rootandrebound.org. Walk-ins also welcome.

This event is free and open to anyone with a record, including all tribal members, tribal family members, tribal-adjacent residents, and impacted members of the community.

Attendees must have RAP sheet for complete services. Don't have your RAP Sheet? You can still attend. Call (510) 279-4662 for information on the quickest way to obtain your record for your situation.

This clinic is supported by the Yurok Tribal Court:
For more information call Laura White Woods at
(707) 482-1350.

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Sep
26
10:00 AM10:00

Yuki Legal Clinic for People with Records

  • 2300 Henderson Road Covelo, CA 95428 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

You’re invited to a free legal clinic for people with records.

Root & Rebound’s legal team will be offering legal support to navigate barriers because of an arrest or conviction record, including:

  • record-cleaning services (such as Prop 47 and expungements)

  • assistance with employment issues due to criminal record

  • assistance with exempting convictions for child custody, visitation, and placement issues

  • assistance with managing child support and other court-ordered debt options

  • assistance with legal identification issues such as suspended driver's licenses

  • legal information about any barriers due to prior criminal record

  • Take-home resource materials will be available at clinic.

Book an appointment by calling (510) 279-4662 or emailing info@rootandrebound.org. Walk-ins also welcome.

This event is free and open to anyone with a record, including all tribal members, tribal family members, tribal-adjacent residents, and impacted members of the community.

Attendees must have RAP sheet for complete services. Don't have your RAP Sheet? You can still attend. Call (510) 279-4662 for information on the quickest way to obtain your record for your situation.

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Sep
25
12:00 PM12:00

Sonoma Indian Health Center: Free Legal Clinic for People with Records

  • Sonoma Indian Health Center Clinic (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

You’re invited to a free legal clinic for people with records.

Root & Rebound’s legal team will be offering legal support to navigate barriers because of an arrest or conviction record, including:

  • record-cleaning services (such as Prop 47 and expungements)

  • assistance with employment issues due to criminal record

  • assistance with exempting convictions for child custody, visitation, and placement issues

  • assistance with managing child support and other court-ordered debt options

  • assistance with legal identification issues such as suspended driver's licenses

  • legal information about any barriers due to prior criminal record

  • Take-home resource materials will be available at clinic.

Book an appointment by calling (510) 279-4662 or emailing info@rootandrebound.org. Walk-ins also welcome.

This event is free and open to anyone with a record, including all tribal members, tribal family members, tribal-adjacent residents, and impacted members of the community.

Attendees must have RAP sheet for complete services. Don't have your RAP Sheet? You can still attend. Call (510) 279-4662 for information on the quickest way to obtain your record for your situation.

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Sep
25
11:00 AM11:00

Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (BOSS)- Get Out The Vote RALLY

Root & Rebound will be tabling at the BOSS Get Out the Vote Rally! To get more information about the event click HERE.

If you have a question about your voting rights with a record or being on supervision, please contact us online HERE or call our Reentry Legal Hotline at (510) 279-4662 which operates every Friday from 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time.

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Sep
20
6:00 PM18:00

4th Annual Root & Rebound Gala

We hope you will join on us on September 20th for a celebration of Root & Rebound's five years of action to increase access to justice-with a focus on our work on behalf of women. The event will feature an auction with more than 50 incredible items, live music, local food & drink, and an inspiring panel of women impacted by the system from across the state, representing Black, Latina, and Tribal communities. It will be a night to remember, to honor the resilience of women who are today working to advance justice.

To buy tickets click HERE.

About Our Featured Speakers

CASSANDRA LITTLE, Ph.D. is a formerly incarcerated woman who is passionate about empowering and encouraging incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women to operate beyond resiliency and believe that all things are possible.

ANA PANO is a social worker based in Fresno, Ca committed to helping currently and formerly incarcerated woman and mothers. She has a passion for community engagement and healing through music, dance, and poetry.

CARMEN GARCIA is a mother, a daughter, a sister, a friend and a formerly incarcerated woman. Carmen believes that people should not be defined or judged by their worst mistake for the rest of their lives. She feels that the responsibility to lift each other up when we fall belongs to all of us. "Each One Teach One"

ABBY ABINANTI, Yurok Chief Judge is an enrolled Yurok Tribal member, she holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of New Mexico School of Law, and was the first California tribal woman to be admitted to the State Bar of California. She was a State Judicial Officer (Commissioner) for the San Francisco Superior Court for over 17 years assigned to the Unified Family Court (Family/Dependency/Delinquency). She retired from the Superior Court in September 2011 and on July 31, 2014 was reappointed as a part-time Commissioner for San Francisco assigned to Dependency, and Duty Judge for that Court where she served until 2015. She has been a Yurok Tribal Court Judge since 1997 and was appointed Chief Tribal Court Judge in 2007, a position she held in conjunction with her Superior Court assignment until 2015.

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Sep
5
3:00 PM15:00

Oakland: ACCESS TO JUSTICE DAY Launch!

RSVP Here for Oakland Access to Justice Days!

R&R is launching ACCESS TO JUSTICE DAYS at our downtown Oakland office for people with arrest and conviction records to meet one-on-one with a member of our legal team. This event is FREE.

From 3-6 pm, stop by the R&R office to ask our legal team members any reentry-related legal questions or questions about how your record impacts your life and rights. We will also be providing free know-your-rights resources including R&R’s Reentry Planning Toolkit and "My Education, My Freedom" Toolkit.

Examples of questions we can help provide legal advice on include:
 parole and probation restrictions; visiting and reunifying with family members; cleaning up your record; learning about your employment and housing rights; occupational license issues; reinstating a Driver's License; getting basic forms of ID; immigration rights; and voting rights.

SUMMARY

  • WHEN: Wednesday, September 5th from 3-6 pm

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IF YOU CAN'T MAKE IT, THERE ARE OTHER WAYS TO CONTACT OUR LEGAL TEAM! 
On Fridays, Root & Rebound runs a Reentry Legal Hotline (at phone # 510-279-4662) for anyone in California to ask our legal team questions about the impact of a criminal record across all areas of lifefamily law, employment, housing, obtaining ID and drivers licenses, court debt, public benefits, education, tribal law, immigration & more. We are also working to increase the number of in-person legal clinics we offer in regions where we have attorneys on the ground (Los Angeles/Sylmar, Fresno & the Bay Area), and mobile legal clinics in rural & tribal communities.

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Jul
10
10:00 AM10:00

Sylmar: Reentry Legal Clinic

  • Los Angeles Mission College Campus Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

RSVP for FREE one-on-one appointments with our reentry attorneys to get any legal questions about the impact of a criminal record on your rights (e.g., employment, housing, custody/visitation, child support, parole and probation) answered! We will also have a mobile Live Scan provider onsite!

RSVP Links are at the bottom, depending on which clinics you hope to attend.

At this clinic, our lawyers are available to answer any questions related to your rights with a record, for example:

  • “Can I expunge my record?” 

  • “Can I get a barber’s license?”

  • “Can I change how much child support I owe?”

  • “What can an employer ask me about my record?” 

  • “Can I get my felony changed to a misdemeanor?”

  • “Can I get visitation rights with my children?”

  • “Can I challenge parole conditions?”

  • “Can a landlord run a background check on me?”

If possible, please bring with you the following:

  • Photo ID

  • Any paperwork related to your questions

  • A copy of your conviction record (e.g. a DOJ or county RAP sheet).

Please RSVP for the clinic in advance. You can register by following these links:

LiveScan services will be available at both clinics for people looking to get a copy of their California record/RAP sheet.

QUESTIONS? If you need help deciding if this clinic is right for you, please call us at
510-279-4662 or email Nicole Jeong at
njeong@rootandrebound.org.

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Jul
9
6:00 PM18:00

Los Angeles: Reentry Legal Clinic

RSVP for FREE one-on-one appointments with our reentry attorneys to get any legal questions about the impact of a criminal record on your rights (e.g., employment, housing, custody/visitation, child support, parole and probation) answered! We will also have a mobile Live Scan provider onsite!

RSVP Links are at the bottom, depending on which clinics you hope to attend.

At this clinic, our lawyers are available to answer any questions related to your rights with a record, for example:

  • “Can I expunge my record?” 

  • “Can I get a barber’s license?”

  • “Can I change how much child support I owe?”

  • “What can an employer ask me about my record?” 

  • “Can I get my felony changed to a misdemeanor?”

  • “Can I get visitation rights with my children?”

  • “Can I challenge parole conditions?”

  • “Can a landlord run a background check on me?”

If possible, please bring with you the following:

  • Photo ID

  • Any paperwork related to your questions

  • A copy of your conviction record (e.g. a DOJ or county RAP sheet).

Please RSVP for the clinic in advance. You can register by following these links:

LiveScan services will be available at both clinics for people looking to get a copy of their California record/RAP sheet.

QUESTIONS? If you need help deciding if this clinic is right for you, please call us at
510-279-4662 or email Nicole Jeong at
njeong@rootandrebound.org.

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Jun
14
10:00 AM10:00

Yreka Free Legal Clinic for People with Records

Root & Rebound's legal team will be providing holistic services including:

record-cleaning services (such as Prop 47 and expungements)

• assistance with employment issues due to criminal record

• assistance with exempting convictions for child custody, visitation, and placement issues

• assistance with managing child support and other court-ordered debt options

• assistance with legal identification issues such as suspended driver's licenses

• legal information about any barriers due to prior criminal record

 

Take-home resource materials will be available at clinic.

Book an appointment by calling (510) 279-4662

or emailing info@rootandrebound.org.

Walk-ins welcome.

Open to everyone.

Attendees must have RAP sheet for complete services.*

*Don't have your RAP Sheet? LiveScan services may be provided on site - or

call (510) 279-4662 for information on the quickest way to obtain your record for

your situation.

 

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Jun
13
10:00 AM10:00

Smith River Free Legal Clinic for People with Records

Root & Rebound's legal team will be providing holistic services including:

record-cleaning services (such as Prop 47 and expungements)

• assistance with employment issues due to criminal record

• assistance with exempting convictions for child custody, visitation, and placement issues

• assistance with managing child support and other court-ordered debt options

• assistance with legal identification issues such as suspended driver's licenses

• legal information about any barriers due to prior criminal record

 

Take-home resource materials will be available at clinic.

Book an appointment by calling (510) 279-4662

or emailing info@rootandrebound.org.

Walk-ins welcome.

Open to everyone.

Attendees must have RAP sheet for complete services.*

*Don't have your RAP Sheet? LiveScan services may be provided on site - or

call (510) 279-4662 for information on the quickest way to obtain your record for

your situation.

 

View Event →
Jun
12
10:00 AM10:00

Hoopa Free Legal Clinic for People with Records

Root & Rebound's legal team will be providing holistic services including:

record-cleaning services (such as Prop 47 and expungements)

• assistance with employment issues due to criminal record

• assistance with exempting convictions for child custody, visitation, and placement issues

• assistance with managing child support and other court-ordered debt options

• assistance with legal identification issues such as suspended driver's licenses

• legal information about any barriers due to prior criminal record

 

Take-home resource materials will be available at clinic.

Book an appointment by calling (510) 279-4662

or emailing info@rootandrebound.org.

Walk-ins welcome.

Open to everyone.

Attendees must have RAP sheet for complete services.*

*Don't have your RAP Sheet? LiveScan services may be provided on site - or

call (510) 279-4662 for information on the quickest way to obtain your record for

your situation.

 

View Event →