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, August 01, 2012

Volunteer Opportunity

The Colorado Innocence Project at CU Law is looking for a part time volunteer project coordinator. The position is in Boulder at the Law School. We are looking for someone for 15 / 20 hours a week. The person would assist in organizing and running the office, coordinating our student volunteers, screening applications, creating and organizing the flow of paperwork and files and working with our board. We are looking for someone who is a organized and has experience running a busy office and high tolerance and enjoyment of working with students and chaos. We are looking for  a commitment of a year.  The person does not need legal experience but we need someone who has a compassion for and an understanding of working with people who are incarcerated and have been convicted of very serious crimes including murder and sexual assault.

If anyone is interested please email me at ann.england@colorado.edu

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