115th Congress

Legislative Action Items

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Take Action by talking about the First Step Act










Call Your Congressional Representative and Ask About HR1242.






Take Action to End the Incarceration of Families






Tell Congress to block the Justice Department from spending money to interfere with state marijuana laws




Add your name to the Marijuana Justice Act






Tell Congress to stop militarizing police




Stop the unfair sentencing trap in Virginia


Ask your Congressperson to support the Dignity Act for Incarcerated Women






It’s time to end mass incarceration and #CLOSErikers






Parole Justice Call-in Day and Social Media Blast







Tell the D.C. Council Hold Public Safety NEAR and Dear





Help pass the End Racial and Religious Profiling Act





redeem2Help Promote REDEEM Act, Fair Chance Act with Letters, Social Media Advocacy





Send a message now to your representatives now to support the Respect State Marijuana Laws Act of 2017



paper Sign on letter: Oppose H.J. Res 42; Drug Testing of Unemployment Insurance Applicants DEADLINE IS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017



Call Senate Judiciary Committee chair Chuck Grassley and demand a second confirmation hearing for Attorney General-nominee Jeff Sessions.




114th Congress

Legislative Action Items

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fetanyl Tell Your Senators: Oppose Sen. Ayotte’s Drug Amendments! Take action





postcardTell Majority Leader McConnell it’s Time for #JusticeReformNOW




JusticeforAllBillParticipation from local and national organizations needed for sign on letter in support of Justice For All Act. Click to view bill text, one pager, House and Senate letter templates and more.






Tell Democratic and Republican Leaders to Get On Board With Ending Mass Incarceration







Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) (at podium), joins other Senate lawmakers at a bi-partisan news conference on bi-partisan criminal justice reform, The Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015, on Capitol Hill in Washington October 1, 2015. From L-R: Joining Lee, are Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), John Cornyn (R-TX), Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Tim Scott (R-SC) and Charles Schumer (D-NY). REUTERS/Gary Cameron


Urge Congress to Pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015 (S.2123)  View Bill Text, Summary, Media, Legislative History & Statements in Support



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Social Media Toolkit in Support of Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act





Action Alert
– Call Your Senators to Urge a Floor Vote on Sentencing Reform




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Write Letters in Support of Sentencing Reform. Edit Sample Sign-On Letter and Send to Your Senator






Public support is needed to inform like-minded advocates about Bill 21-0360, the Neighborhood Engagement Achieves Results Act of 2016  (NEAR Act) bill.






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Sign Petition to push Sen. Mitch McConnell to put the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act on the Senate floor.





WomensHistoryCongress can honor women and make history by passing much-needed sentencing reform. Call your senators and tell them to support the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act (S. 2123) and to urge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to bring it to the floor for a vote.

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