Getting Involved in Prison Issues – Making Alliances With Mental Health Advocacy

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In my recent Alternatives keynote I talked about mental health issues and our unjust prisons, including the shameful racism of the criminal justice system and the urgent need to end the so called War On Drugs. Many people have approached me about how to get involved with these issues, and here are some resources on prison organizing and reform:

Madness Radio interview with Daniel Hazen

Madness Radio interview with Terry KupersĀ 

Ā American Friends Service Committee

Just Detention International

The Ā House I Live In – documentary film

The New Jim Crow – Michelle Alexander book

Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference

Formerly Incarcerated & Convicted Peoples MovementĀ 

The Sentencing Project

Drug Policy Alliance

Campaign for Youth Justice

 

 

 

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