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Organizations

Here is a list of organizations to support and to get information related to advocacy, research and voting rights by state. Feel free to add your suggestions!
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LSPC

LSPC
The Quest for Democracy consists of LSPC's Policy Academy for communities directly impacted by incarceration and the annual Quest for Democracy Day in Sacramento We believe that people in prison have a human right to family - to make informed decisions about their children, to have contact with them and to have a say on who those children live with.
All of Us or None
All of Us or None is a grassroots civil rights organization fighting for the rights of formerly- and currently- incarcerated people and our families. We are fighting against the discrimination that people face every day because of arrest or conviction history.
What's Happening
We are working on a national, community-driven research project with nineteen organizations in thirteen states to learn more about the ways that people of color and low-income families can thrive. Toward A Caring Economy
Insight Prison Project
IPP was founded in 1997 with one class for 14 male prisoners at San Quentin State Prison. Today, IPP offers unique and effective restorative justice programs for men, women, and youth at 12 state prisons, one federal prison, three county jails, several reentry facilities, and one juvenile institution.
Critical Resistance
Critical Resistance seeks to build an international movement to end the prison industrial complex (PIC) by challenging the belief that caging and controlling people makes us safe. We believe that basic necessities such as food, shelter, and freedom are what really make our communities secure.
California Coalition for Women Prisoners
Rally against the GEO for-profit women's prison recently opened in McFarland, California. Demand that the CDCR cancel its contract with GEO, release all prisoners through available alternative programs and divert the money being used to fund the prison to community-based services.
Welcome to youthforjustice.org
Located in California.
The Sentencing Project Home
The Sentencing Project News January 29, 2015 (C-SPAN) Proposed Changes to Criminal Justice System "We have two systems of justice: one for the rich, and one for the poor," Marc Mauer told host Greta Wodele Brawner this morning.
National Action Network | No Justice, No Peace
The National Action Network
January 19 was MLK Day, the day our country comes together to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 9to5 members carry on his struggle for racial and economic justice by fighting to guarantee wages and workplace conditions that provide dignity and security to all workers.
Brennan Center for Justice
The Brennan Center for Justice is a non-partisan public policy and law institute that focuses on the fundamental issues of democracy and justice.