IAHR is an interfaith coalition based in the U.S. mid-Atlantic region that seeks “to change the culture, policies, and practices that permit or facilitate U.S.-sponsored torture or otherwise violate human dignity.”
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
JustLeadershipUSA (JLUSA) is a national organization focused on "cutting the number of incarcarated individuals in half by 2030 while reducing crime." They accomplish their work by advocating for fair and effective criminal justice policies, investing in formerly incarcerated leaders throughout the US, and engaging members nationally to encourage reform efforts.
New York , NY
New York US
Dedicated to cutting the US prison population in half by 2030 while reducing crime, JLUSA seeks to empowers the people most affected by incarceration to drive policy reform.
A platform that connects and supports people who are building a movement to systematically challenge mass incarceration in the United States.
Civil rights organization that offers a variety of resources to promote “smarter, results-based criminal justice policies to keep our communities safe.”
From the website: "The two primary purposes of the Council are:
1) To ensure that no policies, laws, practices, organizing and services are made about women and girls who are or were incarcerated without including our voices, experiences and ideas for creating more effective outcomes. Our mantra is “Nothing about us, without us!” Through support, awareness and advocacy, the Council is committed to collectively building new and just policy grounded in social justice, human rights and dignity.
02130 Boston , MA
Activist organization advocating the passage of a “Youth PROMISE Act” to prevent youth incarceration, the principles of Restorative Justice, and a Department of Peacebuilding
National network of groups and individuals organizing white people for racial justice.