OUR MISSION

Making communities safer while reducing the number of people in our prisons and jails. 

Using evidence-based solutions and unlikely alliances, we can keep communities safe, families together, and the economy strong for all Americans.

IN THE NEWS
#cut50 Press Release
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From Michael Mendoza: Governor Brown Must Sign These Bills!
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A Huge Victory in California!
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FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 1: A Day to Rally for People Impacted by the Criminal Justice System Brings Statewide Support
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Van Jones, Common and J.Cole to take the stage at 'Imagine Justice' concert in support of bail, juvenile justice reform
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OUR VISION

We envision a criminal justice system that recognizes the humanity of the 2.2 million people convicted of both violent and nonviolent crimes currently behind bars in America and moves toward compassion and treatment rather than punishment and incarceration. 

With empathy, understanding, and love we can build the political will needed to rectify the damage caused by the incarceration industry on individuals, families and our society.