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So much gratitude to Naima and Climbing PoeTree for participating in this project. This excerpt is part of a much longer piece that shine a bring spotlight on the painful impact of mass incarceration on poor people of color, and the influential role that the for-profit incarceration industry plays in policy-making.
Jerry Gonzalez, Executive Director of GALEO (Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials) comments on the use of for-profit prisons, including CCA, for the detention of undocumented immigrants.
Luis J. Rodriguez on The Other Death Penalty Project - and reading Spoon Jackson's poem "No Beauty in Cell Bars"
Attorney who fights for the civil rights of those listed on the public sex offender registry.
Check out this awesome video by Caroline Isaacs of AFSC Arizona, a state that is no stranger to Corrections Corporation of America. AFSC Arizona has been extremely active in working to stop the expansion of private prison. If you're in the Tucson area, join us in a rally TODAY, May 13th, from 4-5pm at the DeConcini Federal building to let CCA know that 30 years of profiteering from incarceration is nothing to celebrate!
Join our effort to build grassroots power for criminal justice reform in Virginia.
(this campaign is currently being built out)The Washington Prison Phone Justice Campaign demands an end to the unjust costs of telephone calls from Washington prisons, jails and other detention facilities.
We call on lawmakers to end our addiction to incarceration, reduce our crippling corrections budget and improve public safety. We support the Illinois prison closures and ask Governor Quinn to implement good time credits and swiftly reduce Illinois' record-high prison population. Illinois must invest in prison alternatives, community-based services and support for people after incarceration.
The Ordinary People's Society is an organization based upon Matthew 25: 33-46, and a vision from God to be a replica of Jesus' ministry. In this tradition, we organize for justice.
CIVIC in alliance with the "Campaign for Prison Phone Justice" is demanding an end to the high cost of telephone calls in immigration detention. This profit-driven form of isolation enriches private prison corporations and counties nationwide to the detriment of our communities.
The Public Safety and Justice Campaign is a national campaign to end profiteering from the incarceration of people. We use public policy, education, and grassroots organizing to stop the expansion of prison privatization and to shut down existing private prison facilities.
To Secure Dignity and Power for all incarcerated people in Los Angeles County.
We are an advocacy voice for incarcerated women. We organize to support public policies and programs that are gender-responsive, and that meet the needs of women behind bars. We fight to ensure that the correctional system is humane, just and restorative at the local, state, and federal level.
Welcome. Join our campaign to stop Champaign county from building a $20 million jail.
Learn about starting a campaign on Nation Inside. Find useful videos and tools to support your organizing.
Enlace, in partnership with community groups and unions across the US, is calling on all public and private institutions to divest their holdings in Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) and GEO Group, America’s largest private prison corporations which have profited from billions in taxpayer money.
Creating sustainable restorative justice and prevention models that promote public safety while reducing crime, delinquency, detention, and recidivism.
We are a national alliance of local organizations working to transform families from victims of the prison epidemic to leaders of the movement for fairness and opportunity for all youth.
Welcome! Join us as we challenge the court system and prison officials who refuse to acknowledge the rights of deaf and hard of hearing citizens to communicate in their own language.
Welcome to the Birthing Behind Bars site. This is a national campaign to address pregnancy and other reproductive justice issues in prison. We want to hear your story!
(this campaign is currently being built) Welcome. We are building grassroots power in New Mexico for criminal justice reform.