“40 Years of Injustice”


WHAT40 Years of Injustice,” a luncheon and panel discussion in  commemoration of the 40th anniversary of Nixon’s War On DrugsWHO:  Well-known criminal attorney Darren Kavinoky, Superior Court JudgHarold Shabo, True crime author Burl Barer.Lt. Diane Goldstein, is a 21-year veteran of law enforcement and retired as a Lieutenant from the    Redondo Beach Police Department.  
Julia Negronactivist and LA Chapter president-A New Path. Doreen Garcia, Executive Director-Casa de las Amigas.
WHEN: June 17th, 2011 from 12PM to 2PM.
WHERE: Amistad de Los Angeles (Amity Foundation) 3745 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90007
HOW: to participate: $25 single reservation. $100 contribution for your promotional materials in 100 gift bags, whether you can be there or not. $150 contribution also includes 2 tickets.
SPONSORS:Amistad de Los Angeles (Amity Foundation) is a transitional housing facility promoting reentry into society for up to 140 male criminal justice clients.
Casa De Las Amigas in Pasadena offers the hope of recovery for women with alcohol or drug addiction.
 Drug Policy Alliance is the nation’s leading organization promoting alternatives to the drug war that are grounded in science, compassion, health and human rights.
 Practical Recovery provides comprehensive addiction treatment across all levels of care, using a self-empowering (non-12-step, non-disease) approach to create practical solutions for your well-being.
L.E.A.P. Law Enforcement Against Prohibition.
Balboa Horizons Holistic Healing Program in Newport Beach helps women with substance abuse and co-occurring disorders.
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Writers In Treatment is a California 501(c)(3) non-profit organization grounded in the arts and recovery. W.I.T.’s primary purpose is to save the lives by providing access to treatment. We also offer education, prevention and awareness programs through our W.I.T. Author/Outreach Series.


“It’s not a war on drugs, it’s a war on drug addicts—and according to the AMA, drug addiction is a disease. So it’s really a pogrom on sick people.Leonard Buschel,                                     Founder of Writers In Treatment

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