At FAMM, we know the most effective tool we have to work for change is your voice.
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.
Find Your Lawmakers
Jump to Actions:
- Federal Policy
- State Policy:
#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 >>
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 Independent Oversight of Federal Prisons
Urge your lawmakers to support oversight of the federal Bureau of Prisons! 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
Demand Humane Temperatures for Texas Prisoners
Connect with your lawmakers and tell them TDCJ facilities need proper air ventilation and air-conditioning. Take Action >>
Support Second Chances in Illinois!
Tell your lawmakers in the Illinois legislature to pass HB 2399/SB 2333 during the veto session and ensure that people in Illinois prisons have a chance for freedom after serving 20 years.
End the Crack Sentencing Disparity
Contact your lawmakers today to encourage them to end the disparity and finally treat crack and powder cocaine equally in your state's sentencing laws. Take Action >>