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NAMI is a nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and anxiety disorders.
The National Coalition to Free the Angola 3 was formed in 1998 to find justice for three innocent and wrongfully convicted men locked down at Angola, the Louisiana State Penitentiary, for nearly three decades.
The New Jersey Institute for Social Justice is a Newark-based urban research and advocacy organization dedicated to the advancement of New Jersey's urban areas and residents. The programs of the Institute are concentrated in four areas: 1) Expanding access to economic opportunity for low-income and minority residents of Newark and other urban areas in the state; 2) Promoting local, regional and state government that is effective, equitable and accountable to the concerns of urban residents and their communities; 3) Ensuring the civil rights and other basic entitlements of minorities and low-income individuals in the state; and 4) Highlighting the interdependence between urban and suburban areas as a means to produce more effective and sustainable public policies.
Listing articles and studies on life in prison. Site is no longer being updated.
Founded in 1787, The Pennsylvania Prison Society is a social justice organization that advocates on behalf of prisoners, formerly incarcerated individuals and their families. Headquartered in Philadelphia, The Pennsylvania Prison Society operates through a network of statewide chapters.
The Prison Arts Coalition (PAC) is an independent space providing information and resources for people creating art in and around the American criminal justice system.
The Prisoners Resource Clearinghouse, Inc. is a Christian, nonprofit corporation registered in the state of Georgia and serves men and women of all ethnic groups and religions in prisons throughout the United States. We are not a legal organization and we are not a charity. We are committed to
The Voices.con website provides a free monthly newsletter written by term-to-life prisoners. The newsletter and website offer a wide range of useful information to prisoners, their families, and other interested parties. Our primary mission is to help long term prisoners and those who are challenging the wrongful denial of parole.