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OSJ will be holding follow-up in-person meetups in January. Please check back for more information.

OSJ's Fall Fundraising Campaign

Goal: $10,000

In support of:

  • Carry forward the Paid In Full Campaign (see past work here)
  • File additional lawsuits to remove ineffective and harmful "child safety" zone ordinances
  • Resume our emotional support group, Fearless
  • Continue our educational webinars (view past webinars here)
  • Hold in-person community events

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Events in April 2024

  • Fearless Meeting

    Fearless Meeting


    April 17, 2024

    What is Fearless?

    Fearless groups are an emotional support community, based on the 12-step model, for people on the Sexual Offense Registry and their friends and family.

    Fearless meetings are aimed at breaking down the isolation by providing a safe place for people on the Registry and their loved ones to get together and learn ways to improve and take charge of their lives and overcome the stigma we all face.

    You don’t have to suffer alone.

    “Compassion is the greatest form of love humans have to offer.”

    - Rachel Joy Scott

    Let’s all get on the compassion train.

     

    More information on our Fearless meetings can be found on our website:

    OneStandardOfJustice.org/Fearless

     

    Connecticut’s Fearless support group meets on a monthly basis (every 3rd Wednesday at 8PM EDT). These meetings are held on Zoom and registration is required in order to attend. The registration link will be sent by email. Please use the form on the Fearless page to sign up to receive the registration email.

    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email from Zoom with a personalized link to join the meeting. Please keep this link as you will need it to join the meeting. If you do not see the email in your Inbox, please check your Spam/Junk folder. If you have already registered for this month’s meeting, there is no need to register again.

     

    Fearless is open to anyone affected by the Registry (registrants, family, and friends). All attendees must be over 18. This is to ensure a safe environment free from law enforcement or treatment professionals.

    All attendees must agree to and abide by our group’s courtesies and traditions so that everyone feels respected, heard, and welcomed. We aim to create a safe space to share and find support.

    Meetings will run up to 1 1/2 hours and we will review the general rules once the meeting begins.

     

    How to Attend

    Step 1

    Register using the link below if you have not already done so for this month’s meeting.

    Step 2

    Find the email from Zoom that confirms your registration with your personal link to join the meeting. If the email is not in your Inbox, please check your Spam/Junk folder. Keep this link as you will need it to join the meeting.

    Step 3

    Join the meeting at the scheduled time by clicking on the personal link in the Zoom registration confirmation email.

     

    We suggest joining the meeting 10-15 minutes prior to the start of the meeting.

    If you are new to Zoom, you can download the app ahead of the meeting here:

    Zoom.us/support/download

    Alternatively, you may join the meeting using the Zoom web client which does not require any installation. More information on the Zoom web client can be found here:

    support.Zoom.com/hc/en/article?id=zm_kb&sysparm_article=KB0064261

     

    If you run into any issues connecting to the meeting, please email us at:

    Contact@OneStandardOfJustice.org

    ** If you are on probation or parole, follow all requirements of your supervision including seeking permission from your probation/parole officer to participate in this group. If your PO will allow attendance only via phone, we have included a dial-in option. We encourage everyone to attend with video if possible. Instructions on how to join the meeting by phone are provided in the confirmation email that you will receive from Zoom after registration. If you do not see the email in your Inbox, please check your Spam/Junk folder.

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