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Illinois Prison Project

Joined in April 2019

About Us

The Illinois Prison Project works for a more sensible and humane prison system in Illinois by advocating for and on behalf of thousands of people who are needlessly incarcerated. We provide direct representation to elderly people, disabled and infirm people, and people who have been rehabilitated after substantial periods of incarceration. We work directly with public officials to develop policies and mechanisms to reduce Illinois’ bloated prison system. We work alongside currently and formerly incarcerated people to educate the public about the high cost of Illinois’ prison system, the broken sentencing laws and policies that have led us here, and the many paths for criminal justice reform.

The Illinois Prison Project works for a more sensible and humane prison system in Illinois by advocating for and on behalf of thousands of people who are needlessly incarcerated. We provide direct representation to elderly people…

Issue Areas Include

  • Crime & Safety
  • Human Rights & Civil Liberties
  • Legal Assistance
  • Poverty
  • Prison Reform

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