Making Contact

The Long Ride Home: Get on the Bus, and Incarcerated Families

The Get On The Bus program coordinated by the Center for Restorative Justice Works that offers support and free transportation services to families affected by the criminal justice system by bringing children and their guardians/caregivers from throughout California to visit their mothers and fathers in prison. These ride happen for several weekends, from Mother’s Day to Father’s Day, hundreds of families are reunited for the holidays.

Special Thanks for funding from the Omnia Foundation. Thanks to Center for Restorative Justice Works, and the Get on the Bus program and to filmmaker Elizabeth Lo, whose forthcoming short documentary on the Get on the Bus program will be playing at film festivals and online outlets soon.


Center for Restorative Justice Works

Get on the Bus

Hezekiah Davis



Host: RJ Lozada

Producers: Monica Lopez, Marie Choi, RJ Lozada, Anita Johnson, Andrew Stelzer

Executive Director: Lisa Rudman

Web Editor and Audience Engagement Director: Sabine Blaizin

Development Associate: Vera Tykulsker

For More Information:

Center for Restorative Justice Works:

Get on the Bus:

Filmmaker Elizabeth Lo:

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