FAMM seeks to create a more fair and effective justice system that respects our American values of individual accountability and dignity while keeping communities safe.
The Human Cost
Cynthia Powell: 25 Years for 35 Pills
Calvin Bryant: 17 Years for a First Offense
The Story of Mandy Martinson
How We Work for Change
We advocate individualized sentences. All sentences should be tailored to the unique facts and circumstances of each offense and individual.
More than 90 percent of all prisoners will return to their communities someday. We work to ensure that prisoners get the education, skills, and treatment they need to succeed.LEARN MORE
We advocate the creation and expansion of compassionate release programs. The incarceration of sick and elderly prisoners who pose no threat to public safety costs too much.LEARN MORE