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Governor McAuliffe Announces Changes to Virginia’s Restoration of Rights Policy
To take effect on April 21, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced his amendments to the Commonwealth of Virginia’s process by which rehabilitated felons can have their voting rights restored .… Read more.
The Referral Project: An Innovative Way to Help Guest House
If you're buying or selling real estate anyplace nationwide, The Referral Project offers a great way to support Guest House—at no cost to you! … More info here.
GUEST HOUSE CELEBRATES 40 YEARS
2014 marks the 40th anniversary of Friends of Guest House: a labor of love and community spirit that began in 1974, when Betty McConkey, a Federal parolee, was released from incarceration, returned home to Alexandria, saw the insufficiency of services for women like her—and decided to do something about it. … Read more.
My View: "Do we believe in second chances?"
"We should consider creating more incentives for local employers to hire from the ex-offender population. We also can increase funding for—and donate to—the honorable nonprofit organizations that dedicate themselves to helping ex-offenders." From Burke Brownfeld's three-part series on prisoner re-entry (The Alexandria Times). … Read articles here.
Harold Clarke Reappointed as VADOC Director
On March 21, Gov. Terry McAuliffe reappointed Harold W. Clarke as director of the Virginia Department of Corrections. “What great news,” said Kari Galloway, executive director of Guest House. … Read more.
March 2014: Women's History Month
A screening of the movie, Iron Jawed Angels, and a visit to Washington, DC's Sewall-Belmont House & Museum enabled Guest House clients to learn about the long struggle that ultimately gave American women the right to vote, in 1920. ... Read more.
     
     
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