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.

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

National Women's Prison Project Reentry Conference

National Women’s Prison Project sponsors third annual reentry conference

The National Women's Prison Project annual reentry conference, “The Journey Continues,” will feature seminars on various issues including prison ministry building, reentry resources and housing. Yvonne Majette Cooper, author of God of My Silent Tears, will be one of the keynote speakers. The event takes place Saturday November 24 at The Empowerment Temple located at 4217 Primrose Ave. in Baltimore, MD from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Scholarship assistance may be available for formerly incarcerated women. For more information, contact Alfreda Robinson at 410-233-3385 or Melinda Fallen at 202-481-1414.

The Sentencing Project