There are many ways to ACTIVATE.
* Teaching someone to read is ACTIVISM!
* Helping someone understand citizenship…including voting, building community centers, caring for those in need…is ACTIVISM!
Only a few organizations are listed below to “prime the pump” to help you start your search for the organization that works on your area of interest.
To ensure our communities are safe, healthy, and whole, ARC empowers formerly and currently incarcerated people to thrive by providing a support network, comprehensive reentry services, and opportunities to advocate for policy change. Through our grassroots policy advocacy, we are dedicated to transforming the criminal justice system so that it is more just and equitable for all people. The Anti-Recidivism Coalition (ARC) works to end mass incarceration in California.
PARC is a prison abolitionist group committed to exposing and challenging all forms of institutionalized racism, sexism, able-ism, heterosexism, and classism, specifically within the Prison Industrial Complex (PIC).
The Sentencing Project
The Sentencing Project has worked for a fair and effective U.S. criminal justice system for 30 years.