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Post  Yoke on Fri May 15, 2009 4:48 pm

Just Detention Int’l ...((formerly Stop Prisoner Rape))
Seeks to end sexual violence against prisoners.
Provides counseling resources for imprisoned
and released rape survivors and activists for
almost every state. Specify state with request.
Contact:
Stop Prisoner Rape, 3325 Wilshire
Blvd. #340, Los Angeles, CA 90010
Contact: Stop Prisoner Rape, 3325 Wilshire
Blvd. #340, Los Angeles, CA 90010
(213) 384-1400.

www.justdetention.org


ACLU National Prison Project

Handles state and federal conditions of confinement
claims affecting large numbers of
prisoners, as well as sexual assaults against
prisoners. Publishes the bi-annual NPP Journal
and the online Prisoners’ Assistance Directory.
Contact: ACLU NPP, 915 15th St. NW, 7th Fl.,
Washington, DC 20005 (202) 393-4930. www.

www.aclu.org/prisons

Amnesty International
Compiles information about prisoner torture,
beatings, rape, etc. to include in reports about
U.S. prison conditions; also works on death
penalty issues.
Contact:
Amnesty International,
5 Penn Plaza, New York NY 10001
(212) 807-8400.

www.amnestyusa.org

Center for Health Justice
Formerly CorrectHELP.
Provides information
related to HIV – contact them if you are not
receiving proper HIV medication or are denied
access to programs due to HIV status.
Contact:
CHJ, 8235 Santa Monica Blvd. #214, West
Hollywood, CA 90046. HIV Hotline: 323-822-
3838 (collect calls from prisoners OK).

www.healthjustice.net

Children of Incarcerated Parents
Works to stop intergenerational incarceration.
Provides resources in three areas: education,
family reunification, and services for incarcerated
parents and their children.
Contact: CCIP,
P.O. Box 41-286, Eagle Rock, CA 90041 (626)
449-2470.

www.e-ccip.org

Family & Corrections Network
Primarily provides online resources for families
of prisoners related to parenting, children of
prisoners, prison visitation, mothers and fathers
in prison, etc.
Contact: F&CN, 93 Old York
Road, Suite 1 #510, Jenkintown, PA 19046
(215) 576-1110.

www.fcnetwork.org

FAMM-gram
Quarterly magazine of FAMM (Families Against
Mandatory Minimums), which includes info
about injustices resulting from mandatory minimum
laws with an emphasis on federal laws. $10
yr for prisoners.
Contact: FAMM, 1612 K Street
NW #700, Washington, DC 20006 (202) 822-
6700).

www.famm.org

Florida Prison Legal Perspectives
A bi-monthly newsletter that includes court
rulings, administrative developments and news
related to the Florida DOC. $10 yr prisoners, $15
yr individuals, $30 yr professionals.
Contact:
FPLP, P.O. Box 1069, Marion, NC 28752.

www.floriaprisons.net


The Fortune Society
Provides post-release services and programs
for prisoners in the New York City area and
publishes Fortune News, a free publication for
prisoners that deals with criminal justice issues.
Contact: The Fortune Society, 29-76 Northern
Blvd., Long Island City, NY 11101 (212) 691-
7554.

www.fortunesociety.org


Gay & Lesbian Prisoner Project
Provide limited pen pal services and information
for GLBT prisoners, and publishes Gay Community
News several times a year, free to lesbian and
gay prisoners.
Volunteer-run with limited services.
G&LPP, P.O. Box 1481, Boston, MA 02117

Innocence Project

Provides advocacy for wrongly convicted prisoners
whose cases involve DNA evidence and are
at the post-conviction appeal stage. Maintains an
online list of state-by-state innocence projects.
Contact: Innocence Project, 100 Fifth Avenue,
3rd Fl., New York, NY 10011 (212) 364-5340.


www.innocenceproject.org


Justice Denied
Only magazine dedicated to exposing wrongful
convictions, and how and why they occur.
Six issues: $10 for prisoners, $20 all others, $3
for sample issue or a first class stamp for more
info.
Contact: Justice Denied, P.O. Box 68911,
Seattle, WA 98168 (202) 335-4254.

www.justicedenied.org


National CURE
Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants
(CURE) is a national organization with state
and special interest chapters that advocates for
rehabilitative opportunities for prisoners and
less reliance on incarceration. Publishes the
CURE Newsletter.
Contact: CURE, P.O. Box
2310, National Capitol Station, Washington,
DC 20013 (202) 789-2126.


www.curenational.org


November Coalition
Publishes the Razor Wire newsletter four times
a year, which reports on drug war-related issues,
releasing prisoners of the drug war, and
restoring civil rights. Yr sub: $6 for prisoners,
$25 all others.
Contact: November Coalition,
282 West Astor, Colville, WA 99114 (509) 684-
1550.

www.november.org


Partnership for Safety and Justice
Publishes Justice Matters, a quarterly newsletter
that reports on criminal justice issues in OR,
WA, ID, MT, UT, NV and WY. $7 yr prisoner,
$15 all others.
Contact: PSJ, P.O. Box 40085,
Portland, OR 97240 (503) 335-8449.

www.safetyandjustice.org

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