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All people, regardless of whether they are currently or formerly incarcerated, should have access to high-quality and free higher education.

Collateral Consequences of Criminal Conviction and Restoration of Rights: News, Commentary, and Tools

The Equal Justice Initiative is committed to ending mass incarceration and excessive punishment in the United States, to challenging racial and economic injustice, and to protecting basic human rights for the most vulnerable people in American society.

FAMM seeks to create a more fair and effective justice system that respects our American values of individual accountability and dignity while keeping communities safe.

Using technology to bring about federal criminal justice reform.

Georgia Justice Project strengthens our community by demonstrating a better way to represent and support individuals in the criminal justice system and reduce barriers to reentry. GJP promotes innovative change through direct legal representation, policy advocacy, education, and coalition building.

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The non-profit, non-partisan Prison Policy Initiative produces cutting edge research to expose the broader harm of mass incarceration, and then sparks advocacy campaigns to create a more just society.

Reforming Arts helps those under carceral control in Georgia explore creative solutions and build livable lives. We apply arts, theater-infused education, and reentry services to foster the development of creative critical thinking.

The Sentencing Project advocates for effective and humane responses to crime that minimize imprisonment and criminalization of youth and adults by promoting racial, ethnic, economic, and gender justice.

www.ssa.gov/reentry is designed to help incarcerated individuals successfully transition back into the community. As part of the Federal Interagency Reentry Council, we work with other Federal agencies to provide information about available services such as help finding a job or applying for possible benefits such as cash benefits, health care, food, and housing.

The Southern Center for Human Rights is working for equality, dignity, and justice for people impacted by the criminal legal system in the Deep South.

The SPLC is a catalyst for racial justice in the South and beyond, working in partnership with communities to dismantle white supremacy, strengthen intersectional movements, and advance the human rights of all people.

Vera’s mission is to end the overcriminalization and mass incarceration of people of color, immigrants, and people experiencing poverty. We pilot real-world programs developed with community members and the government.

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