Campaign for Prison Phone Justice

The "Campaign for Prison Phone Justice" is challenging prison phone kickbacks and the U.S. Prison Telephone Industry.

Middle of Nowhere: Make It Wright To Call Home—Petition the FCC

Oct 12, 2012 | Nation Inside Team

Ava DuVernay’s Middle of Nowhere chronicles a woman’s separation from her incarcerated husband and her journey to maintain her marriage and her identity. The Wright to Call Home campaign centers on urging the FCC to pass the Wright petition and make prison phone calls affordable for all families. It can cost a mom more than $18 for a 15-minute phone call with her son in prison and families are forced to pay these excessive rates or give up staying connected. Our communities urgently need federal oversight of interstate prison phone call rates.