"A pioneer in the field of Restorative Justice, IPP offers transformational programs for prisoners and parolees, which are supported by crime victims and community volunteers. IPP currently conducts 25 weekly classes at San Quentin State Prison, involving some 300 prisoners, as well classes in 15 other prisons in California, Massachusetts, and Colorado.
Reentry and Reintegration
94915 San Rafael , CA
JAC New York is a coalition that includes those currently and formerly incarcerated, their family members, and community members who are "working to promote human rights, dignity and safety for people in New York City jails."
"NEW YORK CITY JAILS ACTION COALITION’S GOALS INCLUDE:
10006 New York , NY
New York 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
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
The Life After Justice Center is an advocacy organization for those who have been wrongfully convincted. Started by two exonerees, the program seeks to provide services and programs for those who have been released after being wrongfully convicted. From the website: "Exonerees aren’t even afforded the same re-entry services that parolees receive. Despite being innocent, these men and women are typically given nothing more than a pair of clothes and a bus pass when they’re released back onto the streets ... Life After Justice works to right this wrong."
60611 Chicago , IL
"Mariposas Sin Fronteras is a Tucson, AZ based group that seeks to end the systemic violence and abuse of LGBTQ people held in prison and immigration detention." They do bond fundraising, direct visitation, and statewide advocacy work.
Their leadership "consists largely of LGBTQ immigrants, many of whom have been detained. We actively organize towards a society based on the principles of equality, justice, respect, and liberation for all."
85745 Tucson , AZ
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The National Alliance for the Empowerment of the Formerly Incarcerated (NAEFI) is an organization in Chicago founded by a former death row inmate and an exonoree. Using the community-based models of one-on-one mentorship and "re-entry circles," NAEFI aims to advocate for and support formerly incarcerated men and women.
Besides Chicago, "NAEFI is looking for sites to start reentry circles. [Their] goal is to set up reentry circles in every community that has a high concentration of formerly incarcerated and convicted people."
60651 Chicago , IL