All of Us or None

All of Us or None

A grassroots civil and human rights organization fighting for the rights of formerly- and currently- incarcerated people and our families.

Arts for Incarcerated Youth Network

Arts for Incarcerated Youth Network

An interdisciplinary collaborative that provides exceptional arts programming in order to build resiliency and wellness, eliminate recidivism, and transform the juvenile justice system.

BayNVC Safer Communities Project

BayNVC Safer Communities Project

Teaching nonviolent communication classes to incarcerated people at San Quentin State Prison and in jails in Sonoma County

California Reentry Institute

California Reentry Institute

Preparing men for and supporting them through the transition from incarceration to freedom, assisting them in being contributing members of society.  Proving that with preparation and support, the cycle of incarceration can be broken.


Center For Council

Center For Council

by providing education and connect them to resources before release
Coaching for Healing and Non-Violence

Coaching for Healing and Non-Violence

Bringing the rigor of the Coaching Certification program utilized by Leadership That Works to 26 men that are peer educators, teachers, facilitators and mentors at CSP Lancaster.

Compassion Prison Project

Compassion Prison Project

Compassion Prison Project (CPP) focuses on bringing adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and trauma awareness to prisons and communities. We’ve created compassion-based curricula for people who have experienced ACEs, empowering them with awareness, information and tools for healing.

Family UNIty Network

Family UNIty Network

Striving to build leadership of family members in the communities most affected by incarceration.

Healing Dialogue and Action

Healing Dialogue and Action

Healing Dialogue and Action envisions a world free from violence.

Initiate Justice

Initiate Justice

Ending mass incarceration by activating the power of the people it directly impacts.

InsideOUT Writers

InsideOUT Writers

Reducing the juvenile recidivism rate by providing a range of services that evolves to meet the needs of currently and formerly incarcerated youth and young adults.

Jail Guitar Doors

Jail Guitar Doors

Providing musical instruments and mentorship to help rehabilitate prisoners through the transformative power of music. 

Prison Arts Project - William James Association

Prison Arts Project - William James Association

Bringing the arts to institutionalized individuals is based in the belief that participation in the artistic process significantly affects a person’s self-esteem and general outlook on the world.

Prison to Employment Connection

Prison to Employment Connection

Connecting prisoners to the employment resources they need to succeed on the outside.


Project Rebound at SFSU

Project Rebound at SFSU

Supporting the formerly incarcerated on their journey through successful reintegration in a college setting.

Root & Rebound

Root & Rebound

Working to transfer power and information from the policy and legal communities to the people most impacted by our criminal justice system, so that the law serves, rather than harms, low-income communities and communities of color in the U.S.

The Freedom To Choose Project

The Freedom To Choose Project

The Freedom to Choose Project (FTC) is all about redemption and the power of second chances. We assist men and women in stepping free of past identifications as “criminals” and re-identifying themselves as valuable members of our society.

TheatreWorkers Project

TheatreWorkers Project

Dedicated to providing opportunities for members of underserved communities to tell their stories through the medium of theatre and to providing classical and contemporary theatre experiences that reflect and illuminate the human condition.

Uncuffed

Uncuffed

Uncuffed is a show made by people behind bars in California prisons. We share intimate stories of our struggles and triumphs, and of the heartache and forgiveness taking place within these walls.
Acting with Compassion & Truth

Acting with Compassion & Truth

We are a diverse group of individuals,  ​LGBTQ+ people as well as  heterosexual / cisgender people, of many races, ages, and faiths, who are dedicated to building empathy and compassion regarding gender identity and sexual orientation, particularly within the context of incarceration. ​

Alliance for California Traditional Arts

Alliance for California Traditional Arts

The Alliance for California Traditional Arts (ACTA) promotes and supports ways for cultural traditions to thrive now and into the future.

Asian Prisoner Support Committee

Asian Prisoner Support Committee

Asian Prisoner Support Committee (APSC) provides direct support to Asian and Pacific Islander (API) prisoners and raises awareness about the growing number of APIs being imprisoned, detained, and deported.

Boundless Freedom Project

Boundless Freedom Project

Lighting a path to freedom by sharing mindfulness, ethics & compassion practices with people impacted by incarceration.

California Reentry Program

California Reentry Program

California Reentry Program's mission is to assist people incarcerated in California prisons to a successful reentry.

Choices for Freedom

Choices for Freedom

Coaching for Healing, Justice and Liberation

Coaching for Healing, Justice and Liberation

Coaching for Healing, Justice and Liberation aims to weave in patterns of liberation into the fabric of our lives. Liberation begins with the identification of how we are impacted by interlocking systems of oppression. Through coaching support we can see that the psychological and symbolic iron shackles that limit us are in fact open.

Creative Acts

Creative Acts

Creative Acts is an organization that seeks to transform urgent social justice issues through the revolutionary power of the Arts; to heal trauma, build community, raise power, and center the voices of those who are or have been incarcerated

Getting Out by Going In

Getting Out by Going In

Providing Prisoner Leadership Training, Peer Coach Education, and positive decision making tools to any prisoners wanting to make positive changes.

Hustle 2.0

Hustle 2.0

Hustle 2.0 is an innovative educational program designed to equip incarcerated people with the tools to transform their lives, impact, and hustle.


Inside Circle

Inside Circle

We build transformative environments for justice-involved youth and adults to heal, find purpose, and build meaningful lives of service.

Insight Garden Program

Insight Garden Program

Facilitating an innovative curriculum combined with vocational gardening and landscaping training so that people in prison can reconnect to self, community, and the natural world.

Lioness Tale Prison Project

Lioness Tale Prison Project

Bringing transformational tools for spiritual freedom and emotional literacy to women serving long term to life prison sentences at the Central California Women’s Facility in Chowchilla.

Prison Education Project

Prison Education Project

Expanding educational opportunities for inmates in 14 California correctional facilities.

Project Rebound at CSUS

Project Rebound at CSUS

CSUS Project Rebound works to transform those who are formerly incarcerated into scholars through counseling, mentoring, academic resources, and career development.

Re:store Justice

Re:store Justice

Re-imagining and reforming our criminal justice system to be one of true inclusion and justice.

STRONGHOLD

STRONGHOLD

Stewarding sustainable shifts in systems and cultures towards equity and liberation through strategic consulting and restorative practices.

The Last Mile

The Last Mile

Preparing incarcerated individuals for successful reentry through business and technology training.

UnCommon Law

UnCommon Law

Delivering trauma-informed, healing-centered mental health and legal counseling to help provide a safe pathway home for people currently serving lengthy prison terms in California prisons.

Yolo Conflict Resolution Center

Yolo Conflict Resolution Center

YCRC helps individuals and communities resolve conflicts, address interpersonal harms, and restore relationships through restorative justice and mediation services

Ahimsa Collective

Ahimsa Collective

Working to respond to harm in ways that foster wholeness for everyone.

Anti-Recidivism Coalition

Anti-Recidivism Coalition

Empowering formerly and currently incarcerated people to thrive by providing a support network, comprehensive services, and opportunities to advocate for policy change.

Barrios Unidos

Barrios Unidos

Promoting multicultural social justice, nonviolence and economic equity through cultural healing, civic leadership and youth & community development.

California Coalition for Women Prisoners

California Coalition for Women Prisoners

Monitoring and challenging the abusive conditions inside California women’s prisons. Fighting for the release of women and trans prisoners. Supporting women and trans people in their process of re-entering the community.

Catalyst Foundation

Catalyst Foundation

Claremont Critical Justice Education

Claremont Critical Justice Education

with the goal to reduce recidivism.
Community Works West

Community Works West

Empowering people impacted by incarceration, and using our work on the front lines to advocate for a more humane criminal justice system.

Defy Ventures

Defy Ventures

An entrepreneurship, employment, and leadership training program that serves people with criminal histories.

Guiding Rage into Power (GRIP)

Guiding Rage into Power (GRIP)

Organizing initiatives that create the personal and systemic change to transform violence and suffering into opportunities for learning and healing.

IMPACT / CARE Program

IMPACT / CARE Program

IMPACT (Incarcerated Men Putting Away Childish Things) is designed to help break the power and influence gangs and violence wield. 

Concerned About Recovery Education (CARE) maintains and expands our recovery community supportive services so that all persons seeking a healthy and safe supportive environment will have the opportunity to reside within one.

Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program

Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program

An educational program with an innovative pedagogical approach tailored to effectively facilitate dialogue across difference.

Insight Prison Project

Insight Prison Project

Transforming the lives of those impacted by crime and incarceration through evidenced-based programs designed to develop behavior inspired by insight, accountability, and compassion.

Paws for Life K9 Rescue

Paws for Life K9 Rescue

Pulling dogs from city and county shelters and placing them with incarcerated trainers throughout California State Prisons who dedicate all of their time to their rehabilitation.

Prison Yoga Project

Prison Yoga Project

Supporting incarcerated people with trauma-informed yoga and mindfulness practices to promote rehabilitation, reduce recidivism, and improve public safety.

Project Rebound at Fresno State University

Project Rebound at Fresno State University

Helping formerly incarcerated individuals successfully reintegrate into society via higher education.

ReEvolution Group

ReEvolution Group

Facilitating circles of intergenerational healing and support to reduce the risk of incarceration and recidivism.

Success Stories

Success Stories

Facilitating workshops that help people at high risk of committing patriarchal violence overcome harmful gender behaviors and be their highest selves.

The Place4Grace

The Place4Grace

Providing services and programs aimed at restoring families and advocating for children impacted by incarceration.

Unconditional Freedom Project

Unconditional Freedom Project

We aim to transform prisons into monasteries. We view prison as a system. Our programs address the critical areas of food and nutrition, the interior life of its residents, and the wellbeing of its guards, in order that the system as a whole is elevated to an environment of inquiry, contemplation and sustainable change towards contribution.

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