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Organizations : Activist Organizations

  • American Civil Liberties Union - The ACLU works on various criminal justice issues such as prison reform, drug policy and the death penalty. (Added: 20-Jul-2001 Hits: 208)
  • California Coalition for Women Prisoners - CCWP raises public consciousness about the cruel and inhumane conditions under which women in prison live and advocates for positive changes. We promote the leadership of and give voice to women prisoners, former prisoners, and their families. (Added: 15-Oct-2002 Hits: 133)
  • California Prison Focus - resources and project provided by groups working for prisoners' rights, alternatives to incarceration, prisoner support and prison abolition. (Added: 20-Nov-2001 Hits: 184)
  • Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants - CURE is a membership organization of famlies of prisoners, prisoners, former prisoners and other concerned citizens. CURE's two goals are (1) to use prisons only for those who have to be in them; and (2) for those who have to be in them, to provide them all the rehabilitative opportunities they need to turn their lives around. (Added: 29-Aug-2001 Hits: 214)
  • Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants - New York Chapter - CURE is a membership organization of famlies of prisoners, prisoners, former prisoners and other concerned citizens. CURE's two goals are (1) to use prisons only for those who have to be in them; and (2) for those who have to be in them, to provide them all the rehabilitative opportunities they need to turn their lives around. (Added: 20-Oct-2001 Hits: 113)
  • Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants-Virginia, Inc. - In a full-scale effort to prevent victimization and enhance public safety, volunteers pursue effective policies and preventive programs and provide referrals and information to legislators, organizations, concerned citizens, prisoners, their families and friends. CURE members support and strengthen each other throughout the experiences of incarceration. Virginia CURE does not provide assistance in legal and individual cases. (Added: 20-Oct-2001 Hits: 102)
  • Criminal Justice Policy Coalition - The vision of the Criminal Justice Policy Coalition is a [Massachusetts] Commonwealth that looks beyond "tough on crime" posturing to criminal justice policy that effectively promotes the public safety. In order to fulfill this vision, we work to promote constructive alternatives to an over-reliance on incarceration, regarding those incarcerated as beyond help, and forever shackling ex-offenders to their misdeeds despite their efforts and successes at redemption. (Added: 31-Jan-2002 Hits: 113)
  • Critical Resistance - As part of the emerging international movement for penal abolition, Critical Resistance envisions a society where fundamental social problems are no longer "solved" through the mass warehousing (and periodic torture) of human beings, the overwhelming majority of whom are poor, people of color and non-violent. CR's mission is to build a national campaign to challenge the Prison Industrial Complex. (Added: 18-Jun-2001 Hits: 223)
  • FedCURE - Federal prison reform issues. (Added: 17-Jun-2003 Hits: 109)
  • Foreign Prisoner Support Service - Established in 1996 to support prisoners detained all over the world, and assistance to their families. (Added: 12-Apr-2006 Hits: 47)
  • Friends Committee on Legislation of California - Founded in 1952 and guided by Quaker values. Criminal Justice Reform and Elimination of the Death Penalty have been of highest priority. Publishes newsletter on legislation, distributed free to prisoners. (Added: 2-Nov-2004 Hits: 71)
  • Human Rights Watch - Human Rights Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world. (Added: 30-Aug-2001 Hits: 116)
  • Justice Works! - Justice Works! is a grassroots organization whose mission is undoing racism in the criminal justice system as experienced by African Americans. Our vision is to provide a safem affirming and unique community whereby African Americans, with the support of their allies, use self-determination to solve problems with or created by the criminal justice system. (Added: 26-Jun-2005 Hits: 103)
  • Pennsylvania Prison Society - Advocates for a humane, just and restorative correctional system, and to promote a rational approach to criminal justice issues. (Added: 3-Aug-2004 Hits: 79)
  • Resource Information Help for the Disadvantage - RIHD, Inc. - Nonprofit organization dedicated towards reducing the recidivism/crime rate through responsible legislation, increased rehabilitation programs, family/commumity intervention and "Earned" Second Chance for prisoners & ex-offenders. (Added: 1-Mar-2006 Hits: 57)
  • Two Million Signature Campaign - We are shooting for over 2,000,000 signatures on the LERA petition! That is one signature for every person incarcerated in the United States!H.R.4752 Title: To amend title 18, United States Code, to award credit toward the service of a sentence to prisoners who participate in designated educational, vocational, treatment, assigned work, or other developmental programs, and for other purposes. Help make this a reality! (Added: 25-Jul-2004 Hits: 92)

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