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, February 06, 2007

Metro's Haynes New Drug Commissioner

Sandra Haynes, dean of the School of Professional Studies at Metropolitan State College of Denver has been appointed to the Denver Drug Strategy Commission by Mayor John Hickenlooper.

Haynes, a doctor in psychology, has trained drug and alcohol counselors in Metro State’s Human Services Department.

The drug strategy commission studies substance abuse in Denver and looks for networks for prevention, intervention and treatment programs.

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