The Last Mile has created a widespread movement of support for criminal justice across the nation. They utilize a cooperative, non-partisan model to address the issue of mass incarceration. The Last Mile works to break the cycle of incarceration by focusing resources away from prisons and into higher education to provide educational services for young people in underserved communities. Through education and career services, The Last Mile hopes to disrupt the cycle of intergenerational incarceration. In addition, their program Returned Citizens focuses on assisting formerly incarcerated people use job training in prison to secure employment after their release. Community leaders interested in implementing a TLM program in their area should contact the organization directly for assistance.
The Alston Wilkes Society (AWS) is a multi state non profit organization that provides those most at risk with hope for a brighter future. AWS gives hope and rebuilds lives through rehabilitative and prevention services.
The Texas Center for Justice and Equity (TCJE) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization headquartered in Austin, Texas. TCJE advances solutions and builds coalitions to end mass incarceration and foster safer Texas communities