We support campaigns that work to end mass incarceration and transform the criminal justice system. Our campaigns range from grassroots campaigns run from church basements to national campaigns run from policy shops. Find a campaign near you or click here to propose one.
The system of incarceration in New York continues to destroy people, families, and
communities. We are a growing statewide, multi-campaign, multi-issue collective that aims to:
1) End Mass Incarceration;
2) Promote Community Empowerment; <...
This campaign, Re-imagining Justice, calls on the Vermont legislature to make criminal justice reform a priority in the legislative session of 2016.
We want a criminal justice system that addresses interpersonal harm more constructively, prevents future...
#StopTheHeat – End Abusive Conditions in Prisons
Nation Inside is hearing reports from prisoners and families across the country about abusive heat conditions. It’s an issue of life and death as summer rolls in and climate disruption brings triple digit temperatures.
Hundreds of prisons, jails, and detention...
Prison Poetry Workshop
The Prison Poetry Workshop Radio Series
Sit in any prison classroom or recreation room and ask: How many writers are in the room? How many people are writing rhymes or poems? Carefully-folded pieces of paper come out of pockets – words written in tightl...
Locked Up and #ShippedAway – VT
No human being should be locked up and shipped away for corporate profit. We are elevating voices to push Vermont leaders to reduce the number of people behind bars, cut ties with private, for-profit prisons, and bring prisoners home!
Campaign for Prison Phone Justice
The "Campaign for Prison Phone Justice" is challenging prison phone kickbacks and the U.S. Prison Telephone Industry.
District of Columbia
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...
“We are ex-prisoners along with allies, friends, and family coming together to create resources and opportunities for those who have paid their debt to society.”
Build Programs, Not Jails!
Join our campaign to stop Champaign county from building a $32 million jail and investing instead in programs and services to help our community thrive!
Arkansas CURE works to promote rehabilitation for the benefit of the community as a whole, and of the incarcerated individual through meaningful criminal justice reform by advocating for meaningful change through the legislative process.
Justice for Families
J4F is national network of family leaders, impacted by the justice system, working to end mass criminalization, particularly of youth and in communities of color. We are working to advance systemic policy and practice change while also building a base of those directly...
Release Aging People in Prison
RAPP (RAPPCampaign.com) promotes the release of people in New York State prisons who are age 50 and older, have served considerable time, and pose no threat to public safety. We urge the governor and other policy-makers to use existing mechanisms—parole, compassionate...
Washington Prison Phone Justice
The Washington Prison Phone Justice Campaign demands an end to the unjust costs of telephone calls from Washington prisons, jails and other detention facilities.
Campaign to End the New Jim Crow
We challenge the culture of racism, repression and retribution that sustains mass incarceration. We seek to remove the structural injustices inflicted on the incarcerated, formerly incarcerated, their families and the communities from which they come. We seek human righ...
Virginia CURE is a state chapter of CURE, Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants. Our mission is to reduce crime through criminal justice reform. To achieve success, all concerned citizens must make an effort to be informed and participate in activities that enco...
Jobs Not Jails
Together, we are building the infrastructure to engage thousands of people in a campaign to stop $2 billion of prison construction, and re-direct those funds into creating good jobs for people in low-income, high-crime neighborhoods.
Families United to Decarcerate Michigan
Families United to Decarcerate Michigan is a group of citizens and organizations bringing awareness to the issues of over-incarceration in our state. We want to engage the citizens of Michigan to ask for improvements and reinvention of the criminal justice and correctio...
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...
All of Us or None: Riverside
Riverside All of Us Or None, a local chapter of All of Us Or None, is part of a national organizing initiative of prisoners, formerly incarcerated people, organized to action to end mass incarceration and the discrimination faced by formerly incarcerated people.
HEARD’s mission is to identify and remove barriers that prevent the deaf from participating in and having equal access to the justice system by enhancing the competence, capacity, and capability of justice professionals to manage language access and ability rights iss...
District of Columbia
Ensuring that prisons are used only for those who absolutely must be incarcerated and that prisoners have all the resources they need to turn their lives around.
Illinois Campaign for Prison Phone Justice
To expose phone companies charging exorbitant rates and bring justice to families who have loved ones incarcerated by making affordable the cost of phone calls from jails and prisons in Illinois.
Texas Jail Project: Effects of Pretrial Detention
Texas Jail Project is collecting people's stories about their experiences while incarcerated in a Texas county jail, before their case is decided—when they are pretrial. We urge former inmates, family members, or friends to send us their stories.
Parole Justice New York
We are a coalition of organizations and individuals working to change unsafe, unfair, and unjust parole policies. This site is a starting point for you to take action, gather information, and stay informed. Together we can pass the SAFE Parole Act!
Stop Prison Profiteering
Join us in fighting the companies and governments that are financially exploiting prisoners and pushing the costs of mass incarceration on to the families of prisoners. This includes money transfer services, commissary companies, pay to stay fees, for-profit probation a...
Prison Ecology Project
The mission of the Prison Ecology Project is to map the intersections of mass incarceration and environmental degradation, and create action plans to address the multitude of problems found there.
Texas Inmate Families Association
The mission of the Texas Inmate Families Association is to break the cycle of incarceration in Texas by strengthening families through organizing, support, education, and advocacy.
Stop Prison Abuse Now
We are dedicated to protecting the rights of those held in Florida's prisons, with a special focus on the mentally ill.
RISE for Youth
RISE for Youth is a nonpartisan campaign in support of community alternatives to youth incarceration.
Criminal Justice Reform Clinic
We are a non-profit organization established to create a blueprint for justice that is equitable for all.
Coax the rusted machinery of commutation back into motion
Correct acts of injustice within the criminal justice system
Channel the criminal jus...
Peace & Police
PEACE & POLICE is a nonviolent campaign for social change, aimed at restoring trust and respect between our communities and our police. This campaign is the work of students at Virginia Union University who are majoring in Criminology and Criminal Justice. Many of us wi...
Strengthening Family Connections in California
The mission of the Strengthening Family Connections: In-Person Visitation Campaign is to pass SB 1157 in California, introduced by California State Senator Holly Mitchell, which will protect in-person visitation rights in California county jails, ensuring that video vis...
Resource Information Help for the Disadvantaged
Fighting to reverse the trend of mass incarceration and correcting sentencing bias and injustices that remain uncorrected in Virginia." -- Lillie Branch-Kennedy, Founder/Executive Director Resource Information Help for the Disadvantaged & Disenfranchised (RIHD)
Organize Justice is working to restore democracy for those who have been disenfranchised by the criminal justice system.
Free Movement Campaign
Free Movement NC is a grassroots coalition of faith, community, youth and justice workers and artists organizations working together to build racial, social, and economic justice across coastal North Carolina.