Advocacy Organizations

Above Waters Project

The Above Waters Project, based in Golden, is an advocacy group that focuses on people in community corrections facilities. The project provides community referral information and hygiene products for people sentenced to a halfway house and advocates on policy issues around community corrections. Click below to visit the Above Waters Project website.


Advocates for Change (AFC)

AFC is an advocacy group formed by families and loved ones of those charged and/or convicted of sex offenses and people who have committed or been charged with sexual offenses. To learn more, click below to visit the Advocates for Change website.


Coalition for Sexual Offense Restoration (CSOR)

CSOR provides information and support for people convicted of a sexual offense and their family members. CSOR also works to educate the community and other organizations about the issue of sexual offense convictions and re-entry. Click below to learn more.


Coloradans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (CADPF)

CADPF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to establishing smart alternatives in order to abolish capital punishment. It consists of concerned citizens, religious leaders, political leaders, criminal defense lawyers, and relatives of murder victims.


Colorado Circles of Support and Accountability (CO-COSA)

CO-COSA supports circles of volunteers who in turn support the transition and re-entry of people committed for a sex offense and returning to the community. To learn more, click below to visit the CO-COSA website.


Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition (CCJRC)

CCJRC is a nonprofit organization with the mission to eliminate the overuse of the criminal justice system and advance community health and safety. CCJRC advocates for holistic, effective, and just public safety strategies. To learn more, click below to visit the CCJRC website.


Colorado Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants, CO-CURE

Colorado-CURE is a nonprofit that works to provide information and support to thousands of prisoners and their families and loved ones in Colorado. To learn more about CO-CURE, click below to visit its website.


Lessons for Life Ministries

Lessons for Life Ministries in Colorado Springs offers a weekly support group for family members and friends of incarcerated people. Meetings are at 7pm at Shiloh Chapel, 1724 E. Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs. Call 719-337-8858 for more information.



The Innocence Project

The Innocence Project works to exonerate the wrongly convicted through DNA testing and to reform the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice. To learn more, click below. Be sure to click on Contact Us to see the Frequently Asked Questions.


National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls

The Council was founded to “ensure that no policies, laws, practices, organizing and services are made without including our voices and ideas.” Click on the button below to learn more and become a member.


Pendulum Foundation

Pendulum Foundation is a nonprofit dedicated to educating the public about the issue of youth in adult prisons and to transforming the lives of young people who are currently incarcerated. To learn more, click below to visit its website.