Maryland Cure

Maryland CURE is a state chapter of International CURE, an organization dedicated to reducing crime through reform of the criminal justice system since 1972. We believe prisons should only be used for those who absolutely must be incarcerated. Prisons should not be used as warehouses for humanity.

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One Mother’s Story | A Son Serving Life in Maryland
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Lea has been fighting for criminal justice reform in Maryland for 16 years. She is about to be honored with an award. Here is her story...
Criminalization of Asperger Syndrome In Iowa
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My son is facing 55 years in Iowa for non-violent crimes. He has Asperger Syndrome.
Maryland Alliance for Justice Reform-MAJR
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A new Coalition in Annapolis, preparing for 2015 General Assembly. We are partnership with a progressive group in Annapolis, Maryland Alliance for Justice Reform-MAJR, which is sponsoring criminal justice reform legislative for the Maryland General Assembly session. It has a impressive mix of organizations NAACP, ACLU, coming together for prison reform. This coalition is the best chance we've seen in a long time to accomplish something positive in criminal justice reform legislative in Maryland.
MD-CURE President Lea Green | Radio Interview | Peace Initiative Symposium at Jessup
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Lea Green, whose son is incarcerated in Jessup, MD, participates in a radio interview roundtable about the Peace Initiative Symposium at the Jessup Correctional Institute.
Congratulations Lea! | 2013 Fannie Lou Hamer Award Recipient
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Maryland CURE's Executive Director is profiled in the Capital Gazette. Lea Green is truly one of the great "she-roes" of CURE. Read her story here and learn how she is making a difference in her community.