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Baltimore Racial Justice Action (BRJA)

Network of Maryland individuals committed to social and economic transformation, with an emphasis on racial equity.

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.”

Kerness, Bonnie
Beyond Bars

Media campaign to inform and engage Americans on mass incarceration. Includes a variety of short films.

Brave New Films
Beyond Prisons Study Guide

Readers looking for ways to engage more personally with the questions presented are invited to use this study guide to facilitate that eagerness.

American Friends Service Committee
Beyond Prisons: A New Interfaith Paradigm for our Failed Prison System

A radical analysis based on AFSC's decades of experience advocating for prison reform.

Magnani, Laura & Wray, Harmon
Bill of Rights for Children of Incarcerated Parents

This brochure is intended for use in programs that provide support to children of incarcerated parents. It includes a "bill of rights" that these children should have. 

San Francisco Children of Incarcerated Parents
Black Lives Matter

National campaign to address inequities in the criminal justice system.

Black Lives Matter
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. 

Street Law
Books Through Bars

Based in Philadelphia PA, Books Through Bars is an all-volunteer nonprofit that distributes free books and educational materials to incarcerated people in PA, NJ, NY, MD, DE, VA and WV. It also offers programs that educate and engage the general public to think critically about issues of imprisonment.

Books Through Bars
Breaking the Cycle of Incarceration: Champions of Change

Article on award-winning Homeboy Industries for its work with returning citizens, and on the Smarter Sentencing Act.