Re:Store Justice was the lead sponsor of the landmark Felony Murder Reform bill Senate Bill 1437 in 2018. It was a long road for the legislation to pass and it lead to the freedom our our Co-Founder.
In 2019, our goal was to educate incarcerated people who might be eligible for re-sentencing under the new law. We created a Guidebook © 2018 to help educate people and understand the process of re-sentencing.
Throughout the beginning of the year, Re:Store Justice held trainings inside all 35 California State Prisons and worked closely with California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitations to explain Senate Bill 1437 (Felony Murder Rule Reform) and who might be eligible to petition for re-sentencing. We gave talks, answered questions, and distributed our Guidebook © and Petition that Re:Store Justice created (we included the Spanish translation). We also be distributed addresses for public defenders, district attorneys, and superior courts, so that incarcerated people could file and serve their petitions.
We began our tour Northern California, then went to Central California and ended in Southern California.
Our schedule is below: