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.

Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Second Chance Act to Be Voted On Today

Second Chance Act voted on by full House May15
Urge your federal rep to support H.R. 1593

H.R. 1593, The Second Chance Act, will be considered on the floor of the House of Representatives tomorrow, Tuesday, May 15, 2007. Two-thirds of the full House of Representatives must vote in favor of H.R. 1593 for the legislation to pass through the House. The floor debate should begin tomorrow afternoon, with the actual vote coming Tuesday night.

Please take action now to help convince your representative to vote for this bill. Please click on the "Take Action" link on the right or scroll down to email your federal representative in support of this bill. You can also look up other information, including your rep's telephone number. Your action can make a difference in the future of this positive legislation. CLICK HERE TO ACT NOW

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