Requiring hearing officers and personnel involved with the supervision and care of individuals placed in restrictive housing to undergo at least 40 hours of training; establishing guidelines and procedures for the placement of incarcerated individuals in certain types of restrictive housing or disciplinary segregation; and requiring each correctional facility to create a monthly report containing certain information about individuals placed in restrictive housing and to publish the report on the facility's website.
The Purpose: of F.A.C.E (REACH Transitional & Supportive Housing Residency Program) is to provide supportive/transitional housing for individuals currently or pending release from correctional institutions in providing guidance in selecting outpatient treatment with mental health counseling, substance abuse treatment, educational opportunities, job training programs and develop independent life skills necessary to sustain a lifestyle of recovery to include safe secure transitional housing placement.
#FreeBlackMamasDMV is a collective of organizations including Life After Release, Out for Justice and Harriet’s Wildest Dreams and many others that has organized annual Black Mama’s Day and COVID-19 bailouts across the DC and Baltimore metro areas to raise public consciousness about the inhumanity of money bail and pre-trial detention and end these systemic injustices that keep our people caged.
IAHR represents people of faith who educate and advocate in Maryland, DC, and Virginia for corrections systems that avoid unnecessarily punitive practices such as solitary confinement and that instead focus on rehabilitation and successful reentry.
Life After Release (LAR) is a formerly incarcerated women-led organization in the DMV area (DC-Maryland-Virginia) organizing to build a post-conviction movement where we have the right to challenge our convictions and the system responsible for convicting us in the first place.
The Maryland Alliance for Justice Reform (MAJR) advocates for evidence-based legislative and policy changes in Maryland’s correctional practices to support effective alternatives to incarceration, address inequities, and allow citizens returning from prison to lead productive lives.
Maryland CURE is a state chapter of International CURE, an organization dedicated to reducing crime through reform of the criminal justice system since 1972. We believe prisons should only be used for those who absolutely must be incarcerated.
Out for Justice, Inc. (OFJ) is an organization comprised of individuals who are both directly and indirectly impacted by the criminal legal system advocating for the reform of policies and practices that adversely affect successful reintegration into society.
The Center for Criminal Justice Reform supports community-driven efforts to improve public safety and address the harm and inequity caused by the criminal legal system, bringing together diverse voices and decision-makers to examine how the criminal legal system currently functions, and to collaborate on strategies that promote justice throughout the country and in Baltimore.