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, July 08, 2008

Activist Studio Takes On Criminal Justice

July 7, 2008


Free Speech TV’s The Activist Studio hosts prison reform organizers Christie Donner and Imani Latif.

The Activist Studio brings together activists and non-profits to talk about their projects, issues, hurdles, and success stories. In this week's episode, Christie Donner, Executive Director of the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition, and It Takes A Village Executive Director Imani Latif will join host Ashara Ekundayo. They will discuss their roles in criminal justice organizing and the issues of substance abuse treatment, reentry into society, and HIV in prison populations.

The program will air on Free Speech TV (Dish Network Ch. 9415) at the following times. Please note all times are MDT:

WED, July 9 @ 12:00pm and 4:00pm
THU, July 10 @ 12:30am
SAT, July 12 @ 12:00am
SUN, July 13 @ 12:30pm

Denver Open Media (Comcast Ch. 56, 57, 129) co-produces The Activist Studio and broadcasts the program for Denver area viewers. Check www.denveropenmedia.org for their broadcast schedule.