Susan Burton’s Book Tour: Taconic Correctional Facility, New York Susan Burton is touring prisons, jails and re-entry programs across America with her book, “Becoming Ms. Burton.” She will be posting her story on Facebook and at becomingmsburton.com and anewwayoflife.org after each visit. Here is her first dispatch. “I just returned to Los Angeles after
LaTanya’s Story: After I came to A New Way of Life, at first, the hardest thing was to get my ID. After being incarcerated for 28 years, there was no record of me. It took two months, but they were finally able to confirm my identity through my son’s death certificate. The other hard thing
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“Believe…The Power of Possibilities” Sunday December 7, 2014 at the Omni Hotel Los Angeles. For sponsorship and ticket information please call 323.563.3575. A New Way of Life Re-Entry Project 16th Annual Fundraising Gala An evening of recognition, celebration, and re-commitment to the power of possibilities. Join us in the inspiration as we reflect on a year of achievement,
Schedule information for the Sept 26-27, 2014 film festival in Long Beach, CA will be updated regularly as we approach the date of the event – so stay tuned and check this site regularly. Thus far, the two-day event is planned as follows: FridayDate: Friday, Sept 26, 2014 Time: 5:00pm – 9:00 pm Location: Cal
SUSAN BURTON IN SELMA Updates & Actions Susan Burton, recognized in the Los Angeles Times as one of the nation’s prominent civil rights leaders today, will stand in solidarity with other advocates and movement builders on the 50th anniversary of the historic March in Selma. It was on Sunday, March 7, 1965 when nearly 600
Today, the James Irvine Foundation announced that Susan Burton of A New way of Life Reentry Project in Los Angeles is a recipient of The James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award. In their ninth year, the awards recognize and support individuals who are advancing innovative and effective solutions to significant challenges in California. Susan is