Seeks to put an end to abuses of justice, and the public trust by working to abolish for-profit private prisons.
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.
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.
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.
Promotes humane, effective approaches to criminal justice and immigration reform through rigorous analysis, high-quality research, and practical policy solutions.
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.
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.
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.
A policy institute that fosters critical thinking about the implications of an aging society.
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.