Justice Organizations

In this section you’ll find a list of state and national justice organizations.

These organizations can be a source of re-entry information.

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Advocates for Change

Advocates for Change

SO

Statewide

Advocates for Change is a nonprofit advocacy group formed by families and loved ones of those charged and/or convicted of a sex offense. They believe that some of the best support comes from individuals and family members who have been through similar struggles. General meetings are held in Denver and Colorado Springs on a regular basis that offer informative speakers and a place to meet others who may have helpful information to offer. Meeting schedule and locations are posted on the website. Email advocates4changeafc@gmail.com

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Anti-Recidivism Coalition

Anti-Recidivism Coalition

Statewide

The Anti-Recidivism Coalition (ARC) empowers formerly and currently incarcerated people to thrive by providing a support network, comprehensive services, and opportunities to advocate for policy change.

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Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers

Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers

Statewide

The Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers is an international organization dedicated to making society safer by preventing sexual abuse. ATSA promotes sound research, effective evidence-based practice, informed public policy, and collaborative community strategies that lead to the effective assessment, treatment, and management of individuals who have sexually abused or are at risk to abuse.

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Clean Slate Initiative

Clean Slate Initiative

The Clean Slate Initiative is a national bipartisan coalition advancing policies to automatically clear all eligible criminal records across the United States. Check out their website for partner resources!

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Coalition for Prisoners’ Rights Newsletter

Coalition for Prisoners’ Rights Newsletter

Statewide

The Coalition publishes a newsletter online that you can print off and mail into friends and family members.

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Coalition for Sexual Offense Restoration

Coalition for Sexual Offense Restoration

Statewide

CSOR provides information and support for people convicted of a sexual offense and their family members. The organization supports those who have committed a sexual offense and their families and friends through the establishment of a coalition of organizations and individuals providing different kinds of support.

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Coloradans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty

Coloradans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty

Statewide

The mission of Coloradans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (CADP) 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. Click on website to learn more and sign up for their newsletters.

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Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition

Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition

Statewide

Denver

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.

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Colorado Freedom Fund

Colorado Freedom Fund

Get help posting a cash bond

Statewide

Denver

The Colorado Freedom Fund helps people being held as a pretrial detainee who need help posting bond. Click on the website link below and you'll see the Request Help Here button.

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Colorado-CURE

Colorado-CURE

state chapter

Statewide

Colorado-CURE is a nonprofit that works to provide information and support to thousands of prisoners and their families and loved ones in Colorado. Contact Dianne Tramutola-Lawson at Dianne@ColoradoCURE.org for the latest info on meeting plans. State chapters usually meet on the 4th Wednesday of the month, but are just starting up via Zoom.

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Colorado-CURE

Colorado-CURE

northern chapter

Northeast CO

Colorado-CURE is a nonprofit that works to provide information and support to thousands of prisoners and their families and loved ones in Colorado. Northern Colorado-CURE contact is Nick Boyd at nick1951mihi@hotmail.com for current info on meeting plans.

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Colorado-CURE

Colorado-CURE

western slope chapter

Statewide

Colorado-CURE is a nonprofit that works to provide information and support to thousands of prisoners and their families and loved ones in Colorado. Contact JoLynn Dorman at josmela@gmail.com for the latest info on meeting plans.

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Colorado-CURE

Colorado-CURE

southern chapter

Statewide

Colorado-CURE is a nonprofit that works to provide information and support to thousands of prisoners and their families and loved ones in Colorado. Contact Michael Dell at SpikeCo558@gmail.com for the latest info on meeting plans.

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Common Justice

Common Justice

Statewide

Common Justice develops and advances solutions to violence that transform the lives of those harmed and foster racial equity without relying on incarceration. The Common Justice model is restorative-justice based and works at the local and national level.

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Denver Justice Project

Denver Justice Project

The Denver Justice Project (DJP) seeks to end mass incarceration, transform law enforcement, and seek racial justice. Click on the pdf link to see their booklet "Know Your Rights."

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Families Against Mandatory Minimums

Families Against Mandatory Minimums

Statewide

FAMM’s mission is to create a more fair and effective justice system that respects our American values of individual accountability and dignity while keeping our communities safe.

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Good News Jail & Prison Ministry

Good News Jail & Prison Ministry

Good News places Christian chaplains in prisons and jail throughout the country. They've just launched a virtual gathering feature on their website. Click on the website link to go to that page. Then scroll down the page to the bottom for links to Canon City for Arrowhead Correctional Center and La Plata County Jail.

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Human Rights Defense Center

Human Rights Defense Center

Statewide

The Human Rights Defense Center is a non-profit organization that advocates on behalf of the human rights of people held in U.S. detention facilities. They provide Prison Legal News as well as other information about advocacy and litigation. Click on Email List on their website to sign up for their free newsletter.

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Lessons for Life Ministries

Lessons for Life Ministries

Southeast CO

Colorado Springs

Lessons for Life works with people during and after incarceration to aid in their personal journey with God. This includes evangelism, discipleship, and leadership. Call for more information or you may email gary@garyskinner.com.

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National Association for Rational Sexual Offense Laws

National Association for Rational Sexual Offense Laws

Statewide

NARSOL opposes dehumanizing registries and works to eliminate discrimination, banishment, and vigilantism against persons accused or convicted of sexual offenses. Their website has many resources. Note: NARSOL will not provide legal assistance, legal advice or attorney recommendations.

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National Council

National Council

Statewide

The mission of the National Council is to end incarceration of women and girls. They do this by providing a membership platform of technical support, complex coalition building, and comprehensive resources that assist local initiatives to organize toward the shared goal of shifting from a criminal legal system to one based on human justice.

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Offender Alumni Association

Offender Alumni Association

Statewide

From their website, the Offender Alumni Association describes its mission as creating "a network of former offenders who inspire each other to reduce recidivism, develop healthy relationships within their communities, and provide opportunities for social, economic, and civic empowerment." Based in Alabama.

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Prison Legal News

Prison Legal News

Statewide

Prison Legal News provides a newsletter that reports on criminal justice issues with an emphasis on prisoners' rights. Click on website and look for the box where you can sign up for their free email newsletter.

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Project Avary

Project Avary

Statewide

Project Avary is a nonprofit that provides support for kids with an incarcerated parent. The program, which has a six-week commitment, is open to kids ages 8 to 18, and it's free. Small groups meet up together online, along with counselors who all have lived experience with parental incarceration. The meetings are a unique opportunity of connecting with other kids with the same experience of having a parent currently or formerly in prison. Groups are one hour long and held after school hours. To learn more and apply for the program, click on the website link where you'll see the link to their application. You can also call Danielle at 720-600-4925 if you have any questions.

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REFORM Alliance

REFORM Alliance

The mission of the REFORM Alliance is to dramatically reduce the number of people who are unjustly under the control of the criminal justice system – starting with probation and parole. They are working to change laws, policies, hearts and minds. Click on their website to learn more and to connect. Their Facebook page is a good way to follow the group.

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represent Us

represent Us

Statewide

represent Us brings conservatives, progressives, and everyone in between to work on state and local laws that fix our broken elections system. They work to end political corruption, extremism and gridlock.

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Schools Not Prisons

Schools Not Prisons

Statewide

#SchoolsNotPrisons is an online community leading a campaign to end mass incarceration. The organization uses art, music, culture and activism as a means of messaging and partnering with communities that are hardest hit by mass incarceration. You can subscribe to their mailing list via their website, take action by submitting your story, and learn about their events. Their Facebook page is a good way to follow the group.

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SOL Research

SOL Research

Statewide

The SOL Research website was established to provide factual information about sex laws and their effects on people and society.

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Spero Justice Center

Spero Justice Center

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The Innocence Project

The Innocence Project

Statewide

The Innocence Project works to exonerate the wrongly convicted through DNA testing and to reform the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice.

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The Language Project

The Language Project

Sponsored by The Marshall Project

Statewide

The Language Project, sponsored by The Marshall Project, helps everyone understand the importance of what we call people when we're discussing those who are involved in the system. Words matter, and not using people-first language further dehumanizes people who are incarcerated, or formerly incarcerated. Click on the website link to read their new style guidance.

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The Marshall Project

The Marshall Project

Statewide

The Marshall Project is a nonprofit journalism website that provides criminal justice news from many different locations, all on one email delivered directly to you. Click on their website to subscribe for their free newsletter.

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The Sentencing Project’s Campaign to End Life Imprisonment

The Sentencing Project’s Campaign to End Life Imprisonment

Learn more about the effort to end life imprisonment sentences at this website. You can sign up for their newsletters, learn how to take action, and more.

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Together Colorado

Together Colorado

Statewide

Together Colorado is a nonpartisan, multi-racial and multi-faith community nonprofit organization. They have a criminal justice organizing campaign that we link to directly with the website link. Click on this to learn more and sign up for their emails.

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Voice of the Experienced (VOTE)

Voice of the Experienced (VOTE)

VOTE, or Voice of the Experienced, is a grassroots organization founded and run by formerly incarcerated people, their families, and their allies. They work to restore civil rights to people impacted by the criminal justice system.

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Women Against Registry

Women Against Registry

Statewide

The vision of WAR is to abolish the sex offender registries across this nation. Women Against Registry also seeks to restore Life, Health and Freedom to all individuals who have been injured by the requirements of registration, especially innocent family members.

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