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JustLeadershipUSA (JLUSA)

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.

JustLeadershipUSA (JLUSA)
KAAAC Statewide Study Group Project: Study Guide and Call to Action – The New Jim Crow

A resource designed for study groups across Kansas to help them share reflections and explore actions and strategies. 

Kansas African American Affairs Commission (KAAAC)
Maryland Alliance for Justice Reform (MAJR)

Supports a range of initiatives to address unnecessary incarceration in Maryland.

Massachusetts Criminal Justice Diversion Project - National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Describes a roadmap through the criminal justice system for people who are mentally ill and seeks to build strong community partnerships between law enforcement & mental health.

MassInc Criminal Justice Reform Initiative

Research, public education, & civic discourse on Massachusetts corrections, including Criminal Justice Reform Coalition and its annual Summit.

Meetings and Ex-Offenders

Queries and guidance on accepting people who may pose a risk into Quaker meetings. 

Britain Yearly Meeting
Minnesota AVP Anger Study

Describes the findings of a study designed to test whether inmates who participated in AVP exhibited reductions in feelings of and expression of anger. Authors state that results “support findings in other studies on AVP, which show that AVP is linked to reductions in violent attitudes, inappropriate behaviors, and recidivism.”

Kayser, Terry; Roberts, Laura; Shuford, John; Michaelis, John
Mississippi Southern Belles

We are a group fighting for our incarcerated loved ones in the State OF Mississippi. Contact 601 394 3424

DIane Cox
My four months as a private prison guard

This powerful piece of journalism is the most extensive look inside of a CCA private prison that the American people have ever seen. Recommended reading for all who care about the issue of private prisons.

Shane Bauer
NAACP Successful Reentry Project Toolkit

Information, advocacy tools, strategies and, and information on best practices and policies at the local, state, national level.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People