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We met the match! Also in this issue: event updates, and how to give justice
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ARC, Inc. seeks to transform the U.S. criminal justice system by providing comprehensive and accurate life history investigation to decision-makers in order to inform the fates of individuals facing the most severe penalties.
Support the work of ARC, Inc.
Thank you to everyone for helping to make our first-ever matching gifts campaign a success! Thanks to you, we not only met the match, we exceeded it. Including both the donations made throughout the day and the initial matching pledge, we raised more than $4,000 on #GivingTuesday.

As a small organization, days like this matter so much to us. The amount we raised can pay our rent for three months; it can cover expenses related to sending each member of our staff to a vital training seminar during the year; it can cover the many additional hours we work on cases and do not get paid by courts. Your support goes so far.

For everyone who gave or spread the word - thank you! And a special thanks to our matchers for making this campaign possible!
     This year,
         give justice
Give your friends and family a gift that creates change. When you make a donation, ARC, Inc. will send a holiday card to your recipient letting them know that a gift has been made in their honor. 

You can direct your gift in the way that will be most meaningful to your recipient:

Client Assistance Fund: A donation of $40 allows us to provide crucial support for one client for a month.

Baltimore Mitigation Training Series: $50 covers the cost for one person to receive a day of intensive training in essential mitigation topics.

General Support: Designate your gift to wherever it is needed most. We are a small organization, so your gift in any amount makes a big difference!
Baltimore Mitigation
Training Series Update
Thanks to all who have registered for the first workshop in the Baltimore Mitigation Training Series

This workshop will be held at the University of Baltimore on February 10 - 11, 2017. Confirmed speakers so far include Joanna Adjoian, Kelly Branham, Melanie Carr, Dana Cook, Hope Hill, PhD, Danalynn Recer, and Jessica Sutton, in addition to ARC, Inc. staff members John Fox and Elizabeth Vartkessian, PhD.

For those traveling from out of town, we have set up a group rate at the Home2 Suites approximately a mile away from the training. You can take advantage of this rate by registering online here or by calling 1-800-445-8667 and mentioning the name of the block (Baltimore Mitigation Training), the dates of the training, and the Group Code of MTS. You must reserve your room by January 10 in order to receive the group rate.

Planning to attend? Don't forget to register!

Please contact us if you have any issues with event registration or hotel reservations. 

Mentor-in-Residence programming rescheduled

Due to case obligations, our Mentor-in-Residence programming with Scharlette Holdman (originally planned for January 2017) will be rescheduled for a later date. Please watch this newsletter for updates, or email us if you would like to receive direct notifications when public events have been set. All events will be in the Baltimore area.
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