Helpful Documents and Publications

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RAN Bylaws

The bylaws govern the coalition, including committee structures, voting and elections, and coalition values.

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RAN Member Benefits

This document includes a detailed list of membership benefits.

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RAN Member Application

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Factsheet on Stimulus Check Incarcerated Individuals and Returning Citizens

People who are currently or were recently incarcerated are now eligible for CARES Act stimulus checks, up to $1,200 and an additional $500 per qualifying child! This informational sheet includes all of the information you need to know on how to apply.

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COVID-19 Informational Session Webinar

On July 22 the Community Engagement Committee hosted a virtual listening session on COVID-19 awareness and prevention. Special thanks to Registered Nurses Sara Thimmes and Lisa Trogdon for their informative presentation highlighting the need-to-know facts about the virus and recommended safety precautions to protect ourselves and others.

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CORE DC Speaks with RAN

At RAN’s July full member meeting, CORE DC gave a presentation on who they are, their goals for the future, an update on the new halfway house, and how RAN and CORE DC can continue to work together to serve those returning home from federal Bureau of Prisons. Members and guests were able to ask important questions to ensure CORE DC is committed to the highest level of care and support of the District’s returning citizens.

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Press Release on RAN Recognition by Progressive Maryland

On July 9, 2020 RAN received special recognition from Progressive Maryland.

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COVID-19 Support Letter to ReOpen DC Task Force

On May 7, 2020 RAN sent a letter to the ReOpen DC Task Force that detailed five areas the Task Force could address to assist returning citizens during COVID-19.

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Housing and Reentry in the District: A 2020 Overview

This educational one-pager explains how and why stable housing for returning citizens is crucial for their successful reintegration back to the District.

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2020 Office of Victim Services and Justice Grants (OVSJG) Performance Oversight Hearing Testimony

On February 27, 2020 RAN submitted testimony to DC Council for the OVSJG Performance Oversight Hearing.

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2019 Annual Report

Read RAN’s 2019 Annual Report to learn about the coalitions successes and developments for the year.

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RAN Testimony regarding the “Moving the Office on Returning Citizen Affairs Amendment Act of 2019”

On January 23, 2020 RAN leadership testified before the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety and the Committee on Facilities and Procurement of the Council of the District of Columbia regarding the “Moving the Office on Returning Citizen Affairs Amendment Act of 2019.”

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RAN testimony in support of the Restore the Vote Amendment Act of 2019

On October 10, 2019 RAN leadership testified before the Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety of the Council of the District of Columbia in support of the Restore the Vote Amendment Act of 2019.

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RAN Letter to Acting Federal Bureau of Prison Director

This letter was sent to the former FBOP Acting Director Hugh Hurwitz about the current halfway house contract situation in the District on June 25, 2019.

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2019 Office of Victim Services and Justice Grants (OVSJG) Performance Oversight Hearing Testimony

On February 6, 2019 RAN leadership testified before the DC Council at the OVSJG Performance Oversight Hearing.

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Testimony for the Public Hearing on District Government Opioid Crisis Response

On January 28, 2019 RAN Leadership testified before DC Council on the opioid crisis in the city.

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Statement on Selecting a New Department of Behavioral Health (DBH) Director

RAN sent a letter to Mayor Muriel Bowser and other government officials on December 6, 2018 asking to be included in the selection process and outlining what RAN would like to see in a new DBH Director.

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Performance Oversight Hearing Testimony for the Office of Victim Services and Justice Grants (OVSJG)

On February 8, 2018 RAN leadership testified before DC Council about OVSJG.

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