Conditions of Confinement and Support for Prisoners

#EndSolitaryRI

#EndSolitaryRI is a current grassroots legislative campaign in Rhode Island. It is focused around support of House Bill 7481. The bill "limits the time an inmate can spend in segregated confinement, prohibits the segregated confinement of certain vulnerable persons, and creates more humane and effective methods of instituting such confinement."

#EndSolitaryRI is a campaign supported by the Providence chapter of Black and Pink, Brown's Students Against the Prison-Industrial Complex, Young Democrats of Rhode Island, and other groups.

Location

02895 Providence , RI
Rhode Island US

AFSC Michigan Criminal Justice Program

The Michigan Criminal Justice Program is a program of the American Friends Service Committee in their Michican program office. They focus on providing education and materials about support groups, legal assistance, and other programs.

The Michigan Criminal Justice Program also includes the Good Neighbor Project, which is a "co-mentorship program designed to match up free-world individuals with Michigan prisoners who are serving Life or Long Indeterminate sentences." 

Location

48197 Ypsilanti , MI
Michigan US

Austin/Travis County Reentry Roundtable

The Austin/Travis County Reentry Roundtable is a collaboration between formerly incarcerated residents of Austin and other community members to stregthen programs and efforts related to helpfully and healthfully reintegrate former prisoners into the community. The Roundtable understands that this work takes the support and work of the whole community, and have created many resources and taskforces to that end.

Location

Austin , TX
Texas US

Behind Enemy Lines

Prison advocate Bonny Kerness describes abusive treatment of prisoners and calls for change: “We need to rekindle a national movement against torture and prisons among people who dare to believe that over 2 million men, women and children need not be imprisoned to make the rest of us feel safe.”

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