Decarcerate Illinois

We call on lawmakers to end our reliance on incarceration, reduce the need for such a crippling corrections budget and improve public safety. We support Illinois prison closures and support efforts to swiftly reduce Illinois' record-high prison population. Illinois must instead invest in prison alternatives, community-based services and support for people after incarceration.

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Project I-11 Campaign Launch Party

Oct 29, 2013 | J Freely

Support the “Elder Bill”

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From Project I-11: You are cordially invited to the launch party of the campaign for HB 3668. We will also celebrating the 80th birthday of founder of Project I-11 and Steering Committee member, Bill Ryan. The play, “A Day at Stateville” will be presented.

When: Thursday March 6, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Where: The Home of Len Goodman, 3000 N. Lakeshore Dr., Chicago, IL 60657

Contact:  Bill Ryan Project I-11, 708-531-9923,

HB 3668 amends the Illinois Code of Corrections by establishing the Rehabilitated Prisoner Sentence Modification Program.  Under tight guidelines and standards, this program provides that a rehabilitated prisoner who is at least 50 years of age and who has served at least 25 consecutive years of imprisonment may become eligible to petition the Prisoner Review Board for parole.

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