Our Social Support team provides services that accommodate the different life circumstances and mental health needs for exonerees upon immediate release.  We strive to provide support that is both culturally competent and trauma-informed.

Services include:

  • Consultation
  • Evaluation and needs assessment
  • Social support recommendations
  • Identify needs, strengths, and challenges for developing a comprehensive strategy
  • Continuity of social support
  • Navigation and support for exonerees to access services provided through AB 701-Exoneree Housing, AB 703, Exoneree Higher Education, AB 672 Obie’s Law, and SB 1050-Gate Money (visit Our Policy Changes for more information about these bills)

Contact our Social Support Team for assistance:

Raven Barrow, PsyD, MA, MFT
Social Support Services
(323) 515-9681
raven@exoneratednation.org

Raven Barrow is a clinical social worker with a passion for improving the quality of life within underserved populations by providing individuals and families with the educational resources, support networks, and mental health services that are critically necessary for communities to thrive.

Arene Rushdan, MSN
Social Support Navigation
(951) 454-3686

Arene Rushdan brings a passion for helping others overcome barriers they face and achieve success.  As the wife of an exoneree, she and her husband work as a team to help other exonerees achieve their goals.  Currently, Arene is pursuing a PhD in psychology with an emphasis in cognition and instruction which she will apply in development of effective educational strategies toward overcoming barriers. 

Please reach out to Exonerated Nation if you have any questions about the Social Support Services process.  You can reach us by phone at (707) 656-5994 or by email at Info@exoneratednation.org.

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