Sunday, November 20, 2011

Whats Happening in The Sex Offender Community

Here is Whats Happening Today
November 20, 2011:

Advocate Shouts

California RSOL will return to Los Angeles on December 3 for a second meeting with RSOs, their family members and friends in order to provide additional information about issues of great relevance to RSOs including but not limited to ending the state's lifetime registry, petitioning for relief from residency restrictions, and requesting changes to individual profiles on the Megan's Law website.

The meeting will feature two-way communication, including presentations by attorneys, psychologists and registered citizens. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. and be held at the ACLU building at 1313 West Eighth Street, Los Angeles.

The meeting is private and no members of the media or government will be present. Additional information regarding the meeting can be found at Questions? Please call State Organizer Janice Dunn at (209) 890-8748.

eAdvocate Tidbits

In a sneaky way Congress has appropriated money for the Adam Walsh Act and the Second Chance Act!

There are three Child Sex Abuse scandals going on right now: Pennsylvania and New York and South Carolina

Reporting Child Abuse:
Almost every state mandates that people in certain designated jobs file reports if they suspect child abuse. In Pennsylvania’s case, this includes health-care workers, school employees, child-welfare workers, members of the clergy and law enforcement.

At least 18 states have broader language in their laws saying that every person, regardless of job, who suspects child abuse has a legal duty to report to the authorities, the Associated Press reports.

ACTION ALERT: California Sex Offender Registry Law: New change affecting former sex offenders REMOVED from the registry
Today we need to notify ANY former California sex offender who HAS ALREADY BEEN REMOVED from the public registry, that effective 1-1-2012 those folks will be automatically RESTORED to the public registry unless they file for EXCLUSION following a new procedure that has been added to California registry law. CLCIK on the link above for more information.

DEADLINE For States to Implement the
Adam Walsh Act July 27, 2011. Long past and still only 15 of 50 have substantially complied!!

Now its November and no change in Compliance. In July they said "it would take up to 3 months to go through what has been submitted." Still nothing!

Advocate Alert: Attorney General Holder Convenes Federal Reentry Council This article covers all sorts of topics related to the daily lives of registrants, and anyone else with a criminal record. All Advocates MUST become aware of Reentry Myth Buster Fact Sheets which are explained in this article.

We the People:
Announcing White House Petitions & How They Work

"Window on Topics: Featuring Today"

Registration Fees Fact Guide

Employment Opportunities
Note: One of the Reentry Myth Buster Fact Sheets
applies to anyone with a criminal record!

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