Grantees Prisoners’ Rights

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...

Redbird Books to Prisoners

Columbus, OH
2016
Redbird exists to further the abolition of prisons, the prison industrial complex, incarceration, slavery, carceral logics, and cages of all kinds, through prisoner direct-support as well as correspondence...

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...

Texans United for Families

Austin, TX
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
Texans United for Families (TUFF) came together during the fight to end family detention at the T. Don Hutto Detention Center, just north of Austin. TUFF is a...

The Other Death Penalty Project

Lancaster, CA
2013, 2012, 2011
A sentence of life without the possibility of parole is a death sentence. Worse, it is a long, slow, dissipating death sentence without any of the legal or...

The Prison Justice League

Austin, TX
2016, 2014
The Prison Justice League (PJL) envisions a society where the voices of all people regardless of past criminal behavior are included in efforts to create a balanced criminal...

Young Abolitionists

Boston, MA
2017, 2016
Young Abolitionists (YA) is a youth-led grassroots collective from Boston that formed in 2012 from a group of friends that came together to build resistance against the prison...

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...

Youth Organizing Institute

Durham, NC
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
The Youth Organizing Institute (YOI) is a popular education leadership development program centered on empowering the lives and experiences of young people. YOIWe aim to stop racism and...

Youth Rise Texas

Austin, TX
2017
Youth Rise Texas is an Austin, Texas based organization, largely comprised of young women and queer youth of color, who have been impacted by the incarceration or deportation...

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