Resources

Helpful (Mostly NYC-based) Links

Connections 2013: A resource guide for prisoners coming home to the New York City area

The Correctional Association of New York: Programs include Drop the Rock, the Women in Prison Project, and the Juvenile Justice Project

Critical Resistance: A national grassroots organization committed to ending society’s use of prisons and policing

Jailhouse Lawyer’s Handbook: Published by the National Lawyer’s Guild and the Center For Constitutional Rights

Laweb.org: A comprehensive Internet resource on various types of law

New Yorkers For Alternatives to the Death Penalty: Believes abolition means much more than the absence of death row and works with restorative justice models

PEN America’s Prison Writing Program: Believes in the restorative, rehabilitative power of writing and provides hundreds of inmates across the country with skilled writing teachers and audiences for their work

Prison Activist Resource Center: A prison abolitionist group committed to exposing and challenging the institutionalized racism, sexism, ableism, heterosexism, and classism of the Prison Industrial Complex

Real Cost of Prisons: Creates popular education materials and other resources which explore the immediate and long-term costs of incarceration

WBAI: “On the Count”: The Prison Criminal & Justice Report radio program

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