We advocate for peace and justice through our services:
VICTIMS AND CRIME SURVIVORS (Homicide)
We conduct prayer services for families of homicide victims at crime sites.
We accompany families during and after the funeral.
We coordinate healing circles for crime survivors and the family members of homicide victims.
We offer interfaith spiritual retreats for families of crime victims.
We support Victims’ Rights Week conferences.
We offer crime survivors assistance training.
We support legislation, public policies and programs that address the needs of crime survivors.
INCARCERATED AND FORMERLY INCARCERATED
We support legislation, public policies and programs that address the needs of prisoners.
We provide services to improve prospects for former inmates reintegrating into society.
We train volunteers and support clergy who care for the spiritual needs of those in jail and prisons.
We write to prisoners with no families through Prison Pen Pal programs.
We support children of mothers and fathers in prison through special events.
We support victim-and-offender dialogues and mediation.
We support prayer walks and marches for community peace and healing.
We provide Restorative Justice and Practices training, retreats, and conferences for healing.
We support Restorative Justice and Practices community organizing.
We support Restorative Justice Practices in schools.
We support Restorative Justice Parent and Teen training.
We support coalitions and networks to prevent violence.
We advocate for legislation and public policies that help reduce violence in local communities.
About The Support We Offer
Restorative Justice Ministry
Crime Survivors’ Support
– Advocacy, Public Policy & the Death Penalty
– Parent-Teen Mediation
– Parent Empowerment Training
– Restorative Justice Ministry Awards
– Community Dinner
– Resource Referrals
– Restorative Justice Healing Circles
– 2020 Reentry Conference Videos
– Restorative Justice Reentry Conference and Resource Fair
– Friends and Family of Prisoners
We appreciate your donations!
Thank you to Relevant Radio for promoting many of our programs on their local radio affiliates, 1260 AM (KFSB) or 101.7 FM (K269FB).
Our own Julio Escobar hosts Mi Familia en Cristo on KIQI 1010 AM every Sunday from 6-7 pm. The program features reflections on the Gospel, a message from our Archbishop, and other interesting programming.