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Coalition Against Mass Incarceration (CAMI)

Seeks to transform communities impacted by mass incarceration through education, advocacy, resource distribution, and justice reinvestment

Collateral Consequences Resource Center (website)

This comprehensive website offers state and national resources, including model legislation, on the "collateral consequences" of conviction for certain crimes, including implications for employment and voting rights.

Collateral Consequences Resource Center (a nonprofit organization)
Considering Hate: Violence, Goodness, and Justice in American Culture and Politics

Book published by Beacon Press, January 2015.  Over the centuries American society has been plagued by brutality fueled by disregard for the humanity of others: systemic violence against Native peoples, black people, and immigrants. More recent examples include the Steubenville rape case and the murders of Matthew Shepard, Jennifer Daugherty, Marcelo Lucero, and Trayvon Martin. Most Americans see such acts as driven by hate. . . .

Whitlock, Kay, and Michael Bronski
Criminal Justice Fact Sheet

Summarizes in one page critical facts re incarceration, particularly racial disparities in US incarceration.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Criminal Justice Policy Coalition (CJPC)

Member-based, non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of effective, just, and humane criminal justice policy in Massachusetts

Criminal Justice Policy Foundation

Oldest organization working for drug reform.

Decarcerate PA

Grassroots campaign working to end mass incarceration in Pennsylvania. demand that the state stop building prisons, reduce the prison population, and reinvest money.

Discussion Guide: The New Jim Crow

A Discussion Guide designed by a faith-based organization for use in small groups.

Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA)
Do Black Lives Matter: The Effect of Mass Incarceration on Individuals and the Community

J. Jondhi Harrell, Founder of The Center for Returning Citizens, presents a powerful talk at the University of Pittsburgh Law School, sponsored by University of Pittsburgh Law School Chapter of the National Lawyer's Guild.

J. Jondhi Harrell
Don't Shoot

Book about author's work during the past 20 years with various police departments to end gang violence

Kennedy, David