Look up your legislators below, then check out our current action alerts to see how you can use your voice to affect change for people in prison and their loved ones.
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#WeDemandBetter Social Media Action
We need as many people as possible to tweet their lawmakers #WeDemandBetter in solidarity with our incarcerated friends, family, and neighbors. Take Action >>
Protect Our Incarcerated Loved Ones from a Coronavirus Outbreak
There are more than 10,000 people in federal prisons alone who are over 60 years old. Help us make a difference by contacting your state and federal legislators today! Take Action >>
Add your name in support of FAMM's Second Chances Agenda
It's time our sentencing laws recognize people's capacity to change, and their readiness to come home and contribute positively to our communities.
Take Action to End Mandatory Minimums in Your State!
Email your state lawmakers and tell them to oppose mandatory minimum sentences and reform or get rid of the ones we currently have. Take Action >>
Support Independent Prison Oversight in Your State!
Help us make prisons more transparent and accountable by asking your lawmakers to create and support independent prison oversight. Take Action >>
Support Compassionate Release in Your State!
Email your state lawmakers and urge them to improve your state's compassionate release laws to send elderly and ill people in prison home! Take Action >>
Support Second Look Laws in Your State!
Email your state lawmakers and urge them to support Second Look sentencing reforms! Take Action >>
Tell Congress to Protect the Most Vulnerable People in Prison
Email your representatives in Congress and urge them to support the COVID-19 Safer Detention Act. Take Action >>
It's Time to #EndTheDisparity
Crack and powder cocaine are the same drug, but people get very different sentences for them. It's time to end unfair punishments for crack cocaine offenses. Take Action >>
Support the First Step Implementation Act!
If passed, the First Step Implementation Act would retroactively apply sentencing reforms from the First Step Act. Take Action >>
Pass the Smarter Sentencing Act!
If passed, the Smarter Sentencing Act would reduce mandatory minimum sentences for drug trafficking and some drug importation offenses. Take Action >>
Actions By State:
We Demand Transparency and Accountability for Arizona Prisons
Ask your state lawmakers to create an independent oversight body to increase transparency and accountability in the state's prison system. Take Action >>
Arizona Lawmakers: Take Action Against Extreme Sentences
Arizona is one of only three states that does not allow people in prison to earn release credits for completing rehabilitative programs. Take action >>
Support Sentencing Reforms for AZ: Pass AZ HB 2673!
Write your Arizona lawmakers today and ask them to give courts more flexibility to avoid using mandatory minimum sentences. Take Action >>
Support Medical Parole Bills in Arizona
Contact your Arizona state lawmakers today to ask them to create a medical parole system. Take Action >>
Demand Independent Oversight and End Violence Against Women in Florida Prisons!
Help us improve Florida's prisons by urging your state lawmakers to create an independent body that can prevent the next Lowell before it happens again! Take Action >>
Support Second Chances in Pennsylvania!
People change. A second chance can bring them home. Take Action >>
No New Mandatory Minimums in Pennsylvania
Email your Pennsylvania state senator and tell them you don't support mandatory minimums, and they shouldn't either. Take Action >>
Urge the Pennsylvania Board of Pardons to Expand Clemency
The Board of Pardons should expand those opportunities to more people who have demonstrated readiness to return home. Take Action >>
Tweet the Pennsylvania Legislature in Support of Second Chances
Tell your lawmakers why they should support #SecondChances in Pennsylvania!
Other States and Territories
Tell Gov. Northam: Virginia Deserves Conditional Pardons!
Urge Gov. Northam to grant conditional pardons to people in Virginia's state prisons before he leaves office. Take action >>
Tell Texas Legislators to Take Bold Action Against COVID-19
As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise, it's time to take bolder action to protect the lives and health of the people who reside and work in Texas's prisons. Take Action >>
Demand Humane Temperatures for Texas Prisoners
Connect with your lawmakers and tell them TDCJ facilities need proper air ventilation and air-conditioning. Take Action >>