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Find support for yourself or a loved one.

 

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Find your local ACLU! There is an affiliate in every state and Puerto Rico. Affiliates handle requests for legal assistance, lobby the state legislatures and host public forums throughout the year.

 

Campaign for Youth Justice
The CFYJ provides a guide with links and information on: civil rights, detention and correction, employment, family, housing, legal, mental health, policy and advocacy, prisoner rights, and the school-to-prison pipeline.

 

HRTC
Harm Reduction Therapy combines substance abuse treatment with psychotherapy—helping people address both their substance use and the issues behind it.

 

The Fortune Society
Fortune serves approximately 4,500 men and women annually via three primary New York City-area locations.

 

Get legal support. The Innocence Network is an affiliation of organizations dedicated to providing pro bono legal and investigative services to individuals seeking to prove innocence of crimes for which they have been convicted and working to redress the causes of wrongful convictions.

 

The Innocence Project assists prisoners who can be proven innocent through DNA testing.

 

NAACP
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has over 2,000 local units nation wide, find one near you!

 

Find a lawyer. The NACDL is the preeminent organization in the United States advancing the mission of the nation’s criminal defense lawyers to ensure justice and due process for persons accused of crime or other misconduct.

 

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Find housing. The NFHA is a consortium of more than 220 private, non-profit fair housing organizations, state and local civil rights agencies, and individuals from throughout the United States.

 

HIRE
Find employment. The goal of HIRE is to increase the number and quality of job opportunities available to people with criminal records, through technical assistance and training on overcoming labor market barriers.

 

The mission of the Urban League movement is to enable African Americans to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power and civil rights. Find your local affiliate!

 

Sentencing Project
The Sentencing Project provides a list of resources and contacts in your state.