UPDATE: Save the Date! Please be aware that the commutation hearing has been scheduled for Thursday October 7, 2010, at 10:00 am. It will be held at the Parole Board's central office, 12 Mercer Road, Natick, MA. More to come...
A new petition has been filed. Postcards are available for mailing to Governor Patrick. Please contact Dianne at 617-445-0799 or at firstname.lastname@example.org and request postcards, which you can distribute to family and friends at church, school and various community activities. If you want to write a support letter, urging Governor Patrick to sign the Board recommendation this time, then you should be specific, and articulate: How do you know Arnie? Have you written previous support letters? Have you attended prior hearings? Do you intend to attend the next public hearing? Will you continue to be a part of the support team during the transition period? Please email a copy of the letter to: (Attorney) Ed Berkin via email@example.com and by postal mail to: ARNIE KING, BAY STATE CTR, BOX 73, NORFOLK MA 02056.
There�s not many people that you come across that can help you out with life situations. And that�s mainly what we�re dealing with as young teens in the community.�Salim Elijah, a teenager and member of the "City School" Program
....so just him sharing his life story, and giving us insight, it�s really changed all of our lives.�Joel Lewis, Teenager and member of City School's Prison Empowerment Program
community.�Massachusetts State Representative Gloria Fox, Legislative Black Caucus