Post-release services. Performs Pow-wow/ Cinco De
Mayo/Juneteenth ceremonies at Tracy and info packet related to cultural
Chris Uggen -
Chris Uggen, Professor and Chair of Sociology at the University of
Minnesota, studies crime, law, and deviance, especially how former
prisoners manage to put their lives back together. His writing
appears in American Sociological Review, American Journal of
Sociology, and Criminology and has been featured in media such as
the New York Times, The Economist, and NPR. With Jeff Manza, he
wrote Locked Out: Felon Disenfranchisement and American Democracy.
Community Alliance on Prisons
A coalition that focuses on alternatives to
incarceration, prison reform legislative issues, community education,
and effective interventions for Hawaii's non-violent offenders.
Human Rights Coalition
HRC advocates for abolishment of solitary
confinement in Pennsylvania prisons. Publishes HRC Legal Pamphlet
Series, other pamphlets and information letters, and the "PA Prison
Directory Action Guide" (2009) (too many pages for them to print & mail,
but available for download on their website).
Partnership for Safety and Justice (formerly
Western Prison Project) -
Advocacy group working with prisoners, families,
and grassroots groups in Oregon only. Publishes quarterly "Justice
Matters" as well as a Prisoner Support Directory.
Project Rebound c/o Associated Students Inc.
SFSU program for formerly incarcerated people to
enroll in college.