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[UPDATED] California RSOL Meeting July 27 – Los Angeles

California RSOL will discuss the California Supreme Court decision of Doe v. Harris — its meaning and its impact — in the organization’s monthly Los Angeles meeting on July 27. The meeting will be held at the ACLU building at 1313 W. 8th Street and start at 10 a.m.

The meeting will also include updated information regarding the exciting National RSOL Conference to be held in Los Angeles starting August 29. The conference will include experts and dynamic speakers including Alex Landon, criminal defense attorney and author of “A Parallel Universe”. Landon spoke to at the CA RSOL meeting in January 2013. Additional details regarding the conference can be found online at www.nationalrsol.org.

In addition the conference, we will discuss a live concert on Aug. 30 to be held in L.A. The concert is for registrants, family members and supporters and will help create a sense of community as well as provide hope. The concert will feature Larisa Stow and the Shakti Tribe, a world music band, with a message of hope. Tickets cost only $15 and are available online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/401996

The concert is free for those who attend the RSOL Conference and no tickets will be sold at the door.

As always, no media or government officials are allowed to attend the monthly meetings. Hope to see you there and remember to Show Up, Stand Up, Speak Up!

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  1. Janice Bellucci

    The Court of Appeals has delayed oral argument in this case in order to allow a city the opportunity to file a brief. The court has not yet announced a new date for oral argument.

  2. stephen long

    I would like any information concerning anything to do with rso’s. I shall attend my first meeting at the 1313 address Juyl 24th… I am relatively new to this life, it has only been six years with this monitor on my leg and i HATE IT!!!! In Los Angeles…

    • Janice Bellucci

      Stephen, you will learn a lot when you attend the meeting on July 27! One important thing you will learn is that there is HOPE, that you are not alone. Please introduce yourself at the meeting.

  3. shawn listenberger

    actually my name is Donald listenberger,my son was accused of attempted sex offense in 1995. was arrested no rights read,asked for me while being qwestioned was not allowed,asked for an attorney not allowed,he was 15yrs. old. they interrogated him told him to sign a paper and he could go home,scared he sighned it.long story short he served 2years in juvenile,and 6 years in California Mens colony,now 17 years later he is married has one son 2yrs. old,and a stepson who he has been raising for several years. he was told where to register he did so,but later was arrested in 2013 because he failed to register in frisco county where he was working sometimes requiring to stay a day or up to three he asked if he had to register there,was told he didn’t by san luis Obispo sherriff,and that same sheriff came and arrested him him,then he received two months in county jail,and 3 more years of probation.he found a good job and even received a promotion,and his probation officer got him fired.and he was even kicked out of his home,where his wife and son,and step-son live.was told he could not be in the same home with his non-biological son who he has been the only father the boy knows. the probation officer just wont let up on him,he is now homeless.please can he ge t ssome kind of help. please help I pray for this. thankyou Donald listenberger.

    • Janice Bellucci

      Donald, our prayers are with you. Your son is continuing to be punished by a law that many courts have deemed is not a punishment….the registry. Please call me for a private consultation on Monday at (805) 896-7854.

  4. Carol Watkins

    Can anyone tell me how long the monthly meeting usually runs?

  5. Louis

    Hi my name is Louis , I was convicted by jury in 1993 for sex crimes against street prostitutes. During my trial , the police and the district attorney overcharged me with a multitude of sex violations under the California penal code 261 (a) (1) (7) and others. With that said, the district attorney and the investigating detective brought other prostitutes to testify against me with which all were in custody to testify against me ,people I never saw in my life. Unfortunately , I was convicted for 261 on one prostitute and 220 on another for whom I never seen in my life. Since then, I been trying to do what ever I could to forget about my past and move forward ,which has been very difficult for me. Because of the label of being a sex offender and the registration requirements every year for the rest of my life,and the sigma that comes with Megan’s law requirements , this has been very punitive for me at best. I give thanks to God and my wife for supporting me through these very difficult times .

    Post conviction , I was able to become a state license contractor for a trade of which I learned during my incarceration . Meanwhile, during the first five years of being a license contractor all was looking so well for me . It was not until I wanted to switch my licence into a corporation license to include my wife and kids , the state Licence board wanted to revoke my license all together. Once again, the label of being a sex offender and being in an administrative court room ,fighting for my livelihood, brought it all back to 1993. The Attorneys General office recounted those past events and made every effort to make me look like a really bad man. For this reason , I was able to testify in my behalf and so did my wife . As a result, with all the court proceeding and testimony during the trial , a month later the judge ruled in my favor. She stipulated in her ruling that I was a good man and not a public risk and my conviction was not substantially related to the contracting trade . One year later, I applied for a Certificate of Rehabilitation for the offences I was convicted, and the judge granted me the rehabilitation certificate. I thought by receiving the Certificate of Rehabilitation , I would be able to get all my rights back stop my registration and the internet notification;however, unbeknownst to me that was not the case. If it was not for those subsection parentheses (a) & (1) for which I was convicted ,all my rights could have been restored. For now, my application for a pardon is actively in the Governors public affairs office waiting review from the Governor.

    P.s. is there anything I could do in the mean time to stop my registration and internet notification . The registration and the Megan law requirement is an absolute punitive detriment for me and my family . My kids continue to suffer and with a grand child on the way he will suffer too. My debt to society was paid why do I have to continue suffering for my past youthful transgressions?

  6. Registered Citizen

    I’m curious if the meeting tomorrow will be recorded as other meetings have been. I’m in northern California and unable to attend

    • Janice Bellucci

      We do not record meetings due to privacy issues. We will be meeting in northern California in October. Specifically, we will meet in Berkeley on October 12. Stay tuned for location and address.

      • Staying Positive

        Hi Janice, many registrants from my support group could be interested in going to the meeting in Berkeley. Would like to know when/where. Thanks.

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