The civil rights strategy of civil disobedience and public protest implemented civil rights leaders remain relevant today. 

 

Our services

The Alliance of Families for Justice seeks to end mass incarceration by empowering the formerly incarcerated and their families:

 
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Re-entry support services

AFJ provides group and individual counseling for  family members and formerly incarcerated individuals, and makes referrals to other support services as needed.

 
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Advocacy and Communication Skills training

AFJ trains a select cohort of family members and formerly incarcerated individuals in advocacy and communications skills that empowers them and amplifies their voices.

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legal Support

The criminal justice system has a long record of human rights abuses. In addition to a newly-launched in-house Legal Support Unite,  AFJ refers to a pool of pro bono attorneys to provide legal support for individuals and family members whose human rights have been violated during their incarceration in prisons and local jails. 

 
 

Voting rights

We seek to restore full citizenship rights, including voting, to all people, regardless of their criminal history or incarceratory status. We also seek to empower those who currently have the right to vote to exercise that right.