Who is the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition?

Our mission is to reverse the trend of mass incarceration in Colorado. We are a coalition of nearly 7,000 individual members and over 100 faith and community organizations who have united to stop perpetual prison expansion in Colorado through policy and sentence reform.

Our chief areas of interest include drug policy reform, women in prison, racial injustice, the impact of incarceration on children and families, the problems associated with re-entry and stopping the practice of using private prisons in our state.

If you would like to be involved please go to our website and become a member.

Monday, January 22, 2007

Getting Smart On Crime

Mike published this paper two years ago and it is not only good reading, it is extremely pertinent in regards to changing sentencing laws.

As I run across reports that I believe you may be interested in I will post them here. Tomorrow we will look at women in prison.

Mike's Paper

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