As plans get underway for the 2015 legislative session, advocates are employing a range of tactics including popular education trainings, protests, and statewide criminal justice stakeholder meetings.
During this webinar, we heard about on-the-ground strategies to organize support to challenge mass incarceration.
The webinar slides are available here, and a video recording can be viewed here.
Texas Organizing Strategies
George Dugars and Robin Harrison, Reinvested Communities Leaders
Caitlin Dunklee, Texas Interfaith Center for Public Policy
Wisconsin Organizing Strategies
Charles Hampton, Wisconsin 11×15 Campaign Leader
David Liners, WISDOM
Moderated by Jean Chung, The Sentencing Project
May 27, 2021
Letter in Support of the COVID-19 Safer Detention Act and First Step Implementation Act
In a letter of support submitted to the Senate Judiciary Committee, The Sentencing Project's Executive Director Amy Fettig expressed the importance of advancing the COVID-19 Safer Detention Act (S.312) and the First Step Implementation Act (S.1014).
February 17, 2021
No End In Sight: America's Enduring Reliance on Life Imprisonment
In the United States, more than 200,000 people are serving life sentences – one out of every seven in prison.