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Susan Burton’s Book Tour: Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, Chicago

  Susan Burton’s Book Tour: Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, Chicago This blog posting is part of an ongoing series following our founder Susan Burton as she tours prisons, jails and re-entry programs across America with her book, “Becoming Ms. Burton.”  I recently returned from Chicago where I visited with the boys of the Juvenile Temporary

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Susan Burton’s Book Tour: Denver County Jail

Susan Burton’s Book Tour: Denver County Jail This blog posting is part of an ongoing series following our founder Susan Burton as she tours prisons, jails and re-entry programs across America with her book, “Becoming Ms. Burton.”  I spent my weekend visiting with over 200 women at Denver County Jail. The experience there was very

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Susan Burton’s Book Tour: Taconic Correctional Facility, New York

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

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LaTonya’s Story

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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We’ve Been Nominated

 The Momentum Award We’ve Been Nominated!   “Help Us Receive $10,000” Vote Here: http://bit.ly/XyzhKV  Thank You, Very Much!   As you know, A New Way of Life Re-Entry Project (ANWOL) is doing extraordinary work on behalf of women and families in California. Please take a minute to help us win $10,000 from the Women’s Foundation

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16th Annual Gala and Awards! Believe…

“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,

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Justice on Trial ~ Film Festival

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

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