These are only a handful of the worthy and wonderful organizations fighting the good fight, very worthy of a donation or volunteering of your time.
Nation Inside is a platform that connects and supports people who are
building a movement to systematically challenge mass incarceration in the
United States. The name refers to the nation inside our nation, a population
behind bars that is equal to the size of other countries, and touching
millions of families from every political party, religion, and community in
Ultimately, seeking to reduce our society's over-reliance on incarceration
by using our collective voices to spark public dialogue about criminal
justice, educate policy makers and develop strategies for safer and
The Sentencing Project works for a fair and effective U.S. criminal justice
system by promoting reforms in sentencing policy, addressing unjust racial
disparities and practices, and advocating for alternatives to incarceration.
The Sentencing Project was founded in 1986 to provide defense lawyers with
sentencing advocacy training and to reduce the reliance on incarceration.
Since that time, The Sentencing Project has become a leader in the effort
to bring national attention to disturbing trends and inequities in the
criminal justice system with a successful formula that includes the publication
of groundbreaking research, aggressive media campaigns and strategic advocacy
for policy reform.