Voices From The Inside
The COVID-19 pandemic presents an urgent crisis for those currently incarcerated, as prisons and jails present the highest risk of illness from the virus. Since March of 2020, we have received letters from incarcerated people and phone calls from concerned family members expressing concerns the spread of COVID-19 and inhumane conditions and treatment. Hear from the families of those currently incarcerated on how the deadly virus impacts the health and wellness of their loved ones inside.
End Criminal Justice Debt
No one should have to choose between paying court fines and fees and feeding themselves. The impact of criminal justice debt can be crippling, especially for those already facing challenges from the collateral consequences of being entangled in the criminal legal system. Hear first-hand how these financial burdens impact people trying to build a better life.
The current system of incarceration and re-incarceration is not only detrimental to our communities, but it undermines the safety of our communities and fails the lives of Black and brown people. Hear first-hand from directly impacted people on why they believe there is power in giving second chances and working to remove barriers to reentry for people with criminal records.
Unlock Our Vote NC
Thousands of North Carolinians live, work, and pay taxes in our communities, yet are unable to vote due to a discriminatory felony disenfranchisement law. Learn more about the law's impact and hear directly from fellow community members about what is it like to live under taxation without representation.
Season of Democracy
In the face of relentless attacks on voting rights and our democracy, learn what access to the ballot truly means, what's at stake in this fight, how we're fighting back, and why we must protect and expand voting rights in this critical moment.