Education

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

And Still We Rise

And Still We Rise Productions is a collaborative theatre project dedicated to healing, public awareness, and social change through empowering the voices of formerly incarcerated people and their loved ones.

Location

02130 Jamaica Plain , MA
Massachusetts 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

AVP Massachusetts

AVP Massachusets offers the Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) in Massachussets communities and prisons.  AVP is an international volunteer progam that enables participants to deal with potentially violent situations in new and creative ways.

We don’t lecture or preach.  Our experiential workshops use the shared experiences of participants, interactive exercises, games and role plays to examine the ways in which we respond to situations where injustice, prejudice, frustration, and anger can lead to aggressive behavior and violence.

Location

01742 Concord , MA
Massachusetts US

Books Not Bars

A documentary film about public policy, prisons, the justice system, and youth advocacy around the declining investment in public education.  Six lessons plans for youth in grades 8-12. 

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