Resource Links

Miscellaneous 

US Gov’t Links

 

California

Gov’t –

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

California Department of Justice

Other –

  • The Beat Within Weekly newsletter of writing and art from inside San Francisco’s juvenile hall
  • California Coalition for Women Prisoners A grassroots organization fighting for the rights of incarcerated women; publishes The Fire Inside, a bi-monthly newsletter by and about women prisoners.
  • California Prison Focus A grassroots organization working to stop human rights violations, improve medical care, and end isolation units in California prisons
  • California Prison Moratorium Project Grassroots organization that works to stop prison construction
  • Californians United for a Responsible Budget (CURB) An alliance of organizations concerned with state budget priorities and dedicated to reducing the number of prisons and prisoners in California.
  • Center for Young Women’s Development Peer-led employment, leadership and advocacy program for young low income women in San Francisco.
  • Families to Amend Three Strikes (FACTS) Statewide California organization working to amend California’s Three Strikes Law
  • Justice Now Law clinic focused on the needs of women prisoners in the areas of compassionate release, healthcare access, defense of parental rights, sentencing mitigation and placement in community programs.
  • Prison Activist Resource Center A volunteer prison abolitionist group that exposes prison conditions and the role prisons play.  Publishes a resource guide.
  • Prison Law Office Nonprofit public interest law firm providing free legal services to California state prisoners.  Publishes a legal manual “The California State Prisoners Manual” and online legal materials for prisoners and parolees.
  • Project WHAT! (“We’re Here And Talking”) A training program staffed by youth that raises awareness about the effects of parental incarceration on children, with the long-term goal of improving services and policies that affect these children
  • San Francisco Children of Incarcerated Parents Partnership (SFCIPP) A coalition of service providers, government agencies, advocates and others who work with or are concerned about children of incarcerated parents and their families
  • Stop the Injunctions Coalition A diverse group of concerned community members fighting gang injunctions in Oakland and advocating for effective approaches to issues of crime and violence which address root causes.

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