Advocating for the just and humane treatment of those who are incarcerated.
The cost of a phone call from the local jail in Jacksonville, Florida is astronomical. Global Tel Link (GTL) has a monopoly on providing those phone calls in Duval County and is charging exorbitant rates to those who are desperate to speak with their loved ones. And don’t think it can’t happen to you. On […]
Eric Holder 82nd Atty Gen From FAMILIES AGAINST MANDATORY MINIMUMS Today was a historic day in our fight for smarter sentencing laws! For the first time in the 20+ years I have been at this, the U.S. Department of Justice has admitted our arguments are right and that eliminating some mandatory minimums will make us safer. […]
A comprehensive approach to re-entry requires the recognition that re-entry is not just about individuals coming home, it is also about the homes and communities to which they return (Forest & Kearns 2001). Few people are completely unchanged or unscathed by the prison experience. At the very least, prison is painful and incarcerated persons often suffer […]