Grass Roots Movements

USA

Innocence Project

Works to achieve the exoneration and release of factually innocent inmates through post-conviction DNA testing and works to create a network of schools, organizations, and citizens that can effectively challenge wrongful convictions.

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Justice Policy Institute (JPI)

Works to enhance the public dialog on incarceration through accessible research, public education, and communications advocacy with the goal of ending society’s reliance on incarceration.

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Prison Policy Initiative (PPI)

Documents the impact of mass incarceration on individuals, communities, and the national welfare, and produces accessible and innovative research to empower the public to participate in creating better criminal justice policy.

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Justice Strategies

Promotes humane, effective approaches to criminal justice and immigration reform through rigorous analysis, high-quality research, and practical policy solutions.

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What’s Next Washington

What’s Next Washington is an organization of formerly incarcerated individuals and allies working to improve the ability of people with conviction histories to reintegrate into society and achieve long term economic stability.

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AARP Public Policy Institute

Researches and advocates on a wide variety of issues related to aging especially health and long-term care, economic security, independent living, and consumer issues.

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Alliance for Retired Americans

A nationwide organization allied with the AFL-CIO and other partners working to ensure social and economic justice and full civil rights for all citizens, particularly focusing on retiree legislative and political issues.

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National Senior Citizens Law Center

Download selected articles and other materials addressing substantive areas on which NSCLC works, including Social Security/SSI, Medicaid, Balanced Budget Act of 1997, and others.

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