Prison Culture is an attempt to document how the current prison industrial complex operates and to underscore the ways that it structures American society.
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These pocket-sized know-your-rights (KYR) booklets are designed to be a practical resource for people dealing with law enforcement in the United States. The 16-page primer advises people of their rights when confronted by FBI agents or the Department of Homeland Security. It also includes information for noncitizens and minors.
Care2 is a network of millions of people around the globe, dedicated to building a better world. They use their cutting-edge technology and team of experienced campaigners to fuel the progressive movement by uniting their members with nonprofits and mission-based brands working on the causes they care about.
The Colibrí Center for Human Rights is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization with the mission to end disappearance and uphold human dignity along the U.S.-Mexico border. Colibrí works in solidarity with the families of the disappeared to find truth and justice through forensic science, investigation, and community organizing.
The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) is an open and growing network consisting of more than 402 civil society organisations and individuals from 29 countries committed to advancing the rights of refugees in the Asia Pacific region. APRRN aims to advance the rights of refugees and other people in need of protection through joint…
Though an attorney is not required to apply for asylum, in the U.S. asylum seekers must find and often pay for their own lawyer. This page identifies free (pro bono) or discounted (low bono) legal assistance.
Today, more than ever, grassroots activists are committed to protecting our Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients. Use this comprehensive guide of resources to stay informed about how to fight back and get involved. Let’s continue to #resist and #DefendDACA.
Reading time: 2 minutes “Let this be a rallying cry for more resistance!” cheered Cristina Jimenez, co-founder and Executive Director of United We Dream, the largest immigrant-youth led organization in the nation fighting for immigrant rights. President Trump’s repeal of DACA back in September 2017 marked nothing less than a direct assault on the aspirations and hopes of immigrant…
The Survived And Punished Project demands the immediate release of survivors of domestic and sexual violence and other forms of gender violence who are imprisoned for survival actions, including: self-defense, “failure to protect,” migration, removing children from abusive people, being coerced into acting as an “accomplice,” and securing resources needed to live.
The Global Detention Project (GDP) is a nonprofit research centre based in Geneva, Switzerland, that investigates the use of immigration-related detention as a response to global migration. Their objective is to provide policy-makers, civil society actors, and human rights institutions with a source of accurate information and analysis about detention and other international regimes.