"Justice 360 is a South Carolina non-profit organization working to reform policies and practices in capital proceedings." The organization focuses on direct representation of capital inmates at all levels, provide resources to other attorneys handling death penalty cases, advocate for criminal justice reform, and do public education work to educate the public about South Carolina's death penalty.
Drivers of Mass Incarceration
29201 Columbia , SC
South Carolina US
From the website: "Our mission is to end violence against women and stop their imprisonment. We believe that prisons and policing are not making our communities safe and whole but that, in fact, the current system severely damages the people it imprisons and the communities most affected by it. We promote alternatives to policing and prisons and challenge the prison industrial complex in all its forms.
We fulfill our mission by:
Providing legal services and supporting prisoner organizing efforts that promote health and justice;
94612 Oakland , CA
Kansans United for Youth Justice is a organization advocating for juvenile justice reforms. They work to move from prison sentences and out-of-home placements for juveniles to a community-based model of justice. The group has put out a report on the "Principles of Juvenile Justice" and lobbies state leadership for reforms.
66047 Lawrence , KS
This powerful piece of journalism is the most extensive look inside of a CCA private prison that the American people have ever seen. Recommended reading for all who care about the issue of private prisons.
From the website: "Nation Inside is a platform that connects and supports people who are building a movement to systematically challenge mass incarceration in the United States." Nation Inside seeks to be a network for grassroots leaders across the country working on campaigns to end mass incarceration.
Nation Inside supports many different campaigns in a several states. To find a campaign in your area and get involved, visit: https://nationinside.org/campaigns/
Book about young black men living in inner city Philadelphia. (2014)
Tufts forum highlights the need to understand the complex origins and harmful consequences of racism in America.
"The Prison Justice League (PJL) works to improve conditions in Texas prisons through litigation, advocacy, and by empowering [their] members. PJL was founded in 2013 to address conditions of confinement in Texas prisons, protect the civil rights of the incarcerated, and offer an opportunity for the voices of prisoners to be heard on the issues that affect them the most. [The] organization is a member-based organization made up of prisoners from state-run prisons across Texas."
78765 Austin , TX
Reports, resources, and stories focused on prison privatization.
Book in which authors discuss wide range of ways that people profit from those who are incarcerated.