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Get Involved in Criminal Justice Reform

Take action on one of the issues below, make a donation to The Sentencing Project, or link up with local advocacy efforts near you! Join the fight to reform our criminal justice system.

Make your voice heard

Help end mass incarceration by letting your representatives know that you stand for responsible criminal justice policies. Select an action item below.


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Join local efforts

Connect with The Sentencing Project’s state and local partners to join criminal justice reform efforts in your area.

Current Action Items

Urge Your Senator to Reauthorize the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act

Despite sustained decreases in juvenile offending, 54,000 youth will go to sleep tonight in a juvenile facility. A bill to modernize and strengthen the JJDPA will make our communities safer and provide our youth with services they need to thrive.

Urge Your Senator to Pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act

We are at a significant moment of opportunity for criminal justice reform. Both President Obama and Republican leaders in Congress have recently stated that federal sentencing reform is a top priority. We now need your help in pushing reform legislation across the finish line.