Organize to change or abolish jails and prisons

Join with others working for abolition of  jails, prisons, or both; or work for overhaul of “criminal justice” system; or work for the rights of people arrested for alleged criminal offenses; work to assist people coming out of prison.

Austin/Travis County

Austin/Travis County Reentry Roundtable

Texas

CURE — started in Texas; in 1985 became a national organization

Prison Justice League (PJL)

Texas Inmate Families Association (TIFA)

Texas Jail Project — county jails in Texas

Texas Criminal Justice Coalition (TCJC)

National organizations

Critical Resistance

CURE — started in Texas; since 1985, also a national organization

Grassroots Leadership