We provide critical advocacy and direct support to currently and formerly incarcerated people serving life sentences, and seek to transform the parole release process in New York State.
Train community volunteers to collaborate with incarcerated people as they prepare for their interviews with the Board of Parole
Work with partners across the state to advocate for a more transparent, just, and merciful parole release process
Support currently and formerly incarcerated leaders of the prison and parole justice movements and amplify their voices and visions
Provide access to services and supportive communities for people returning home from prison and their families
Volunteers have been trained since we were founded in 2013
Parole-eligible people have worked with our volunteers to prepare for the Board of Parole
of the Project participants who went before the Parole Board were granted released (compared to overall rate of 35%)