Grantees Mid-Atlantic + Prisoners’ Rights

1Love Movement

Philadelphia, PA
2016
1Love Movement formed in response to a deportation crisis that targeted Cambodian-Americans with past criminal convictions in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. What began as a campaign to release loved ones...

Critical Resistance - New York

New York, NY
2017, 2016
Critical Resistance seeks to build an international movement to end the Prison Industrial Complex by challenging the belief that caging and controlling people makes us safe. We believe...

Decarcerate PA

Philadelphia, PA
2015, 2013
Decarcerate PA is a coalition of organizations and individuals seeking an end to mass incarceration and the harms it brings our communities. Decarcerate PA seeks mechanisms to build...

Fight for Lifers – West

Pittsburgh, PA
2012, 2013, 2014
Fight for Lifers West is dedicated to supporting people sentenced to life without parole and their loved ones, while striving to improve the criminal justice system and building...

Human Rights Coalition

Philadelphia, PA
2017, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
The Human Rights Coalition (HRC) is a group of predominately prisoners' families, ex-prisoners and some supporters. Our ultimate goal is to abolish prisons. The prison system is based...

Human Rights Coalition - Fed Up!

Pittsburgh, PA
2016, 2015, 2014
FedUp! is the Pittsburgh chapter of the Human Rights Coalition dedicated to upholding the rights of prisoners through providing resources and support, exposing injustices, and building relationships with...

Milk Not Jails

Brooklyn, NY
2012, 2013
Milk Not Jails is a volunteer-run, grassroots campaign working to build a new urban-rural alliance in New York State. We are urban and rural residents, prison justice activists,...

New York State Prisoner Justice Network

Albany, NY
2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
The goal of the New York State Prisoner Justice Network is to build our individual and collective strength and to challenge and change New York’s criminal injustice system...

Prison Justice and Whistleblowers Support Campaign

Pittsburgh, PA
2017, 2016
The Prisoner Justice and Whistleblower Support Campaign (PJWSC) developed out of the Dallas 6 Support Campaign, which was organized by prisoners and family members to defend Carrington Keys,...

Queer Detainee Empowerment Project

Brooklyn, NY
2016, 2014
The Queer Detainee Empowerment Project (QDEP), an Alternative-to-Detention program for queer, trans, and HIV+ immigrant detainees, asylees, and their families across the United States. QDEP supports folks in...

Release Aging People in Prison

New York, NY
2015
Release Aging People in Prison (RAPP) works to get elderly and infirm people out of New York State prisons. The number of people over age 50 in New...

Solitary Watch

Washington, DC
2013
Solitary Watch is a web-based project aimed at bringing the widespread use of solitary confinement out of the shadows and into the light of the public square. Our...

Youth Art & Self-Empowerment Project

Philadelphia, PA
2017, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
The Youth Art & Self-Empowerment Project was created created in 2004. YASP has provided ongoing, year-round workshops for youth under 18 in the Philadelphia Prison System's adult jails...