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NEW VISION ORGANIZATION INC

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New Vision Organization, Inc founded in 2004, advocated for the incarcerated population nationwide. Now focused only in Massachusetts, and serving life/LWOP for any first-time offense. Prisoners are too often stereotyped, which is wrong, as each situation and case is different. Some involving mental illnesses at the time, some addictions, some wrongful convictions, etc. This Organization seeks non-Biased, Probono Lawyers to assist prisoners in areas of Civil RIghts' Violations, Appeals, Post-Conviction Cases. In addition, we seek to recruit Probono Lawyer/s to oversee the work of the Organization's Volunteer Law Student Advocates. All Interested parties can contact: Leonna Abraham Brandao at nvopres@verizon.net or phone (508) 583-0051.

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About NEW VISION ORGANIZATION INC

Location:

P.O. BOX 2334, BROCKTON, MA 02305, US

Mission Statement

NVO, Inc. is advocating to End Life/Life Without Parole for 1st Time Offenders in MA, with no prior history of involvement with the Law prior to their first and only mistake. Prisoners are too often stereotyped and Everyone deserves a second chance. We also seek to stop the severe Human/Civil Rights' Violations of the incarcerated population in Massachusetts Prisons. There has been high rates of suicides in Massachusetts Prisons which can be prevented if the abuses, deprivations, ongoing harassment's, medical and psychological neglect ceases. Transparency and Accountability is of great importance in prevention of suicides.

Description

New Vision Organization, Inc was founded in 2004, in an effort to assist incarcerated men, women and youth, nationwide, although our focus now is SOLELY to advocate for FIRST-TIME OFFENDERS who were never previously involved with the law, prior to committing their first and only offense leading to a Life/LWOP sentence. Prisoners who committed their first offense prior to reaching the age of 25 years and prisoners who have thus far served TWENTY FIVE YEARS OR MORE OF THEIR SENTENCE . We seek Virtual Volunteers for Research, Legal Assistance, Community Outreach, networking and participating in meetings, events pertaining to prison reform goals and for media outreach. . We also seek Pro-bono
Lawyers assistance in some areas.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Crisis Support
Justice & Legal

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Executive Admin
  • Legal (General)
  • Litigation
  • Paralegal
  • Advocacy

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Flexible

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