Brennan Center for Justice — The Brennan Center seeks to reduce mass incarceration through policy and legal reforms and strengthen public defense.
Bring Change 2 Mind — The fear of stigma and discrimination can have a devastating effect on those living with mental illness. It is time to end the stigma of mental illness and stop discrimination.
California Post-Conviction Justice Project — The PCJP represents prisoners incarcerated at the California Institution for Women serving a life with the possibility of parole sentence for murder and juveniles serving life without parole in California.
Center for Investigative Reporting Archives (now Reveal News) — “At The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR), we believe journalism that moves citizens to action is an essential pillar of democracy. Since 1977, CIR has relentlessly pursued and revealed injustices that otherwise would remain hidden from the public eye.”
Center for Prosecutor Integrity — The goals of the Center are to enhance prosecutorial ethics, preserve the presumption of innocence, assure equal treatment under the law, and end wrongful convictions.
The Constitution Project — Our system can and does, convict and even execute innocent individuals. This Committee takes no position on the appropriateness of the death penalty. The injustices that plague our capital system must be corrected.
Crime Stoppers USA — National Crime Stoppers organization to create a network of local programs that work together to prevent and solve crimes in communities and schools across the nation.
Database of Prosecutorial Misconduct — Database opened to the public in Jan. 2014. Enables policymakers, researchers, and the public to identify common types of misconduct and raise awareness to increase prosecutorial integrity.
Death Penalty Focus — Founded in 1988, DPF is committed to the abolition of the death penalty through public education, grassroots organizing, political advocacy, media outreach, and domestic and international coalition building.
Death Penalty Information Center — The Death Penalty Information Center is a national non-profit organization serving the media and the public with analysis and information on issues concerning capital punishment.
Electronic Privacy Information Center — EPIC is a non-profit public interest research center in Washington, D.C. which focuses on emerging civil liberties issues, privacy protection, the First Amendment, and constitutional values.
End Revenge Porn — In the war against revenge porn, our mission is to provide resources, advocate for the criminalization of revenge porn, and raise awareness on how revenge porn is just another form of violence against women.
Equal Justice Initiative — The Equal Justice Initiative is a private, nonprofit organization that provides legal representation to indigent defendants and prisoners who have been denied fair and just treatment in the legal system.
Forensics In Focus — Dr. Mike Bowers is a practicing California dentist and a licensed attorney who has assisted the Innocence Project Network in cases where forensic science has erroneously convicted innocent defendants throughout the US.
Generation Progress — Educates, engages, & mobilizes a new generation of young progressives: It’s On Us to Stop Campus Sexual Assault
Global Issues — This site has over 550 articles presenting numerous global issues, aiming to show how they are interconnected.
Half of Us — With so many people struggling, why is it still hard for us to talk about mental health? All of us have the power to help ourselves and others by fighting the stigma around mental health.
In Homeland Security — A top online news & analysis resource of critical issues in terrorism and homeland security, brought to you by the American Military University.
Injustice Anywhere — Injustice Anywhere was created to help bring more knowledge and attention to wrongful convictions and to work to bring much needed reform. We must do more to prevent the unjust imprisonment of innocent people.
The Innocence Project — The Innocence Project is a national litigation and public policy organization dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted individuals using DNA testing and reforming the criminal justice system to prevent further injustice.
Legal Action Center — Helping People Rebuild Their Lives With Dignity – LAC is the only non-profit law and policy organization in the US whose sole mission is to fight discrimination against people with histories of addiction, HIV/AIDS, or criminal records.
Mapping Police Violence — MPV is a research collaborative collecting comprehensive data on police killings nationwide to quantify the impact of police violence in communities.
The Marshall Project — A not-for-profit, non-partisan news organization dedicated to covering America’s criminal justice system.
Medill Justice Project — Founded at Northwestern University in 1999, MJP is an investigative journalism enterprise that examines potentially wrongful convictions, probes national criminal justice issues and conducts groundbreaking research.
Men Can Stop Rape — Founded in 1997, MCSR continues to mentor male youth and mobilize them to prevent violence against women; inspire young men to create their own positive definition of manhood among other values. Are you the type of guy who takes a stand?
Murder Victims’ Families for Reconciliation — MVFR is a community led by family members of murder victims and the executed that advocates for the repeal of the death penalty and the use of restorative justice to promote a more compassionate and just society.
National Alliance on Mental Illness — Mental illness affects everyone. Mental illness impacts the lives of at least 1 in 4 adults and 1 in 10 children. People living with mental illness need help and hope and families need support.
National Center for Reason and Justice — NCRJ works for child-protective laws based on science, fairness, and good sense, and supports people who are falsely accused or convicted of crimes against children.
National Center for Youth Law — NCYL advocates for alternatives to incarceration, and works to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities within the juvenile justice system.
National H.I.R.E. Network — The National Helping Individuals with criminal records Re-enter through Employment network is both an advocate for policy change and an informational resource. The goal is to increase the quality and number of job opportunities for people with records.
National Registry of Exonerations — The National Registry of Exonerations is a joint project of the University of Michigan Law School and the Center on Wrongful Convictions. They provide detailed information on many known exonerations in the US.
The Open File — Prosecutorial Accountability – Examine the nature of prosecutorial misconduct, the systems that incentivize it, and the processes which might hold prosecutors accountable. Spark a dialogue that will promote respect for the law.
Prisoner’s Rights — The ACLU National Prison Project is dedicated to ensuring that our nation’s prisons, jails, and other places of detention comply with the Constitution and human rights.
Private Corrections Working Group — The mission of PCWG is to provide information to citizens, policy makers, and journalists concerning the dangers and pitfalls of the privatization of prisons and services to stop this social injustice.
Private Prison Divestment Campaign — Enlace, in partnership with community groups and unions across the US, is calling on all public and private institutions to divest their holdings in for-profit prisons. Learn More about this social injustice here.
Veritas Initiative on Prosecutorial Misconduct — The Veritas Initiative is dedicated to advancing the integrity of our justice system by researching and providing critical data that shines a light on such crucial issues as the aforementioned misconduct of public prosecutors.
Women’s Innocence Project — Innocent women accused of heinous crimes face extraordinary challenges, evidence in such cases is often circumstantial, identifying wrongful convictions is difficult.