Prison Justice Network resources 2019 Spring

TABLE OF CONTENTS

prisoner committees/support groups, 3-11
prisoner committees/support groups’ education, 11
prisoner committees/support groups’ publications, 12-16
prisoner letter writing, 16
books and librarians for prisoners, 16-19
de-criminalization, 19-20
alternatives to incarceration/apprehension, 20-22
release, 23-24
re-integration, 24
families/friends of prisoners/detainees, 24-25
justice for survivors/lives lost, 26-28
organizing by other groups, 28-42
radio/podcasts, 43-44
publications (not by prisoners’ committees/support groups) 44-48
resistance camps/caravans, 48
immigrant/migrant/refugee detainees/support groups, 48-52
education (not by prisoners’ committees/support groups), 52-53
food, 53-54
health, 54-56
youth, 57-59
counter-violence, 58-60
legal, 60-64
index, 65-68

(note: below are only geographically closest to us and in “canada” – please open PDF file for full 68-page listing)

PRISONER COMMITEES/SUPPORT GROUPS
Joint Effort
http://prisonjustice.ca/joint-effort
Prison Justice Day Committee Vancouver
http://prisonjustice.ca/pjd-committee
WHoS William Head On Stage
https://whonstage.weebly.com
Black Prisoners’ Caucus
http://blackprisonerscaucus.org
Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee Seattle
https://seattleiwoc.net
Millhaven Lifers Liaison Group
https://opirgcarleton.org/millhaven-lifers-liaison-group
St. John’s Status of Women Council/Women’s Centre
https://sjwomenscentre.ca/tag/incarcerated-women
EDUCATION BY PRISONER COMMITEES/SUPPORT GROUPS
Walls to Bridges
http://wallstobridges.ca
T.E.A.C.H.
http://blackprisonerscaucus.org/teach
PUBLICATIONS BY PRISONER COMMITEES/SUPPORT GROUPS
Out of Bounds
http://penalpress.com/en/name/out-of-bounds
Ad Astra Comix
https://adastracomix.com
Cell Count
http://pasan.org/cell-count.html
Certain Days
http://certaindays.org
Class Action News
http://classactionnews.org
Journal of Prisoners on Prisons
http://jpp.org
Kersplebedeb
https://leftwingbooks.net
Penal Press
http://penalpress.com
Women’s Prison Network
http://womensprisonnetwork.org
PRISONER LETTER WRITING
Prisoner Letter Writing
http://spartacusbooks.net/events
Prisoner Correspondence Project
https://prisonercorrespondenceproject.com
BOOKS AND LIBRARIANS FOR PRISONERS
Books 2 Prisoners
http://prisonjustice.ca/books-2-prisoners
Prison Project of Greater Edmonton Library Association
http://gela.ca/gela-prison-project
Prison Libraries Committee
http://mla.mb.ca/content/prison-libraries-committee
Books to Prisoners Ottawa
https://opirgcarleton.org/working-groups/books-2-prisoners
Open Door Books
https://opendoorbooks.wordpress.com
Books Beyond Bars
https://booksbeyondbars.wordpress.com
DE-CRIMINALIZATION
Communities Against Criminalization
https://facebook.com/againstcrimyyj
Anti-69
https://facebook.com/Anti69ers
Criminal Law and HIV Exposure Ontario Working Group
http://clhe.ca
ALTERNATIVES TO INCARCERATION/APPREHENSION
Centre for Restorative Justice
http://sfu.ca/crj.html
Circle of Eagles
http://circleofeagles.com
Justice Program of Vancouver Aboriginal Transformative Justice Services
http://vatjss.com
Fearless R2W Circle of Support: MB Child Welfare Education and Advocacy
https://facebook.com/FearlessR2W
Church Council on Justice and Corrections
https://ccjc.ca
RELEASE
Stride
https://cjiwr.com/stride
RE-INTEGRATION
Unlocking the Gates
http://ccphe.ubc.ca/peer-health-mentoring
FAMILIES/FRIENDS OF PRISONERS/DETAINEES
Canadian Families and Corrections Network
https://cfcn-rcafd.org
Mothers Offering Mutual Support Ottawa
http://momsottawa.com
JUSTICE FOR SURVIVORS/LIVES LOST
Red Women Rising
http://dewc.ca/resources/redwomenrising
Canadian Femicide Observatory
https://femicideincanada.ca
Deathscapes
https://deathscapes.org
Justice for Mohamed Harkat
http://justiceforharkat.com
Justice for Soleiman
https://twitter.com/justice4soli
Justice for Victims of Police Killings
https://facebook.com/justiceforvictimsofpolicekillings
Families of Sisters in Spirit Ottawa
https://facebook.com/fsismmiwg2s
It Starts With Us
http://itstartswithus-mmiw.com
ORGANIZING BY OTHER GROUPS
Vancouver Prison Justice Groups
https://facebook.com/prisonjusticevan
Letters For The Inside
https://sfpirg.ca/program/lfti
Rights Not Rescue
http://swanvancouver.ca/operation-northern-spotlight
Testify Indigenous
http://testifyindigenous.ca
No One Is Illegal
https://noii-van.resist.ca
Sanctuary Health Sanctuary City
http://sanctuarycityvan.com
South Asian Network for Secularism and Democracy
https://sansad.org
Imagine No Kages
https://facebook.com/ImagineNoKages
Beyond Prison Walls Canada
http://beyondprisonwallscanada.wordpress.com
Saskatchewan Coalition Against Racism
https://facebook.com/SCAR.Regina
STR8 UP
http://str8-up.ca
Bar None Winnipeg
https://barnoneblog.wordpress.com
Initiatives for Just Communities
https://initiativesjc.org
Animal Liberation Prisoner Support Toronto
https://facebook.com/animalliberationprisonersupporttoronto
Black Lives Matter – Toronto
http://blacklivesmatter.ca
Book Clubs For Inmates
http://bookclubsforinmates.com
Bridges Not Borders
https://bridgesnotborders.ca
Campaign for the Abolition of Solitary Confinement
http://abolishsolitary.ca
Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture
http://ccvt.org
Criminal Justice Reform of Federation of Black Canadians
https://fbcfcn.ca/opportunities/criminal-justice-reform
International Alliance in Support of Workers in Iran
https://workers-iran.org
No Pride In Policing Coalition
https://facebook.com/NPiPC
Write On!
https://writeonprisoners.wixsite.com/writeon
End the Prison Industrial Complex
https://epic.noblogs.org
Criminalization and Punishment Education Project
http://tpcp-canada.blogspot.com
Criminalization and Punishment Education Project Ottawa
https://cp-ep.org
Prisoners United
http://prisonersunited.org
Canadian Council for Refugees
https://ccrweb.ca
Rap Battles 4 Social Justice
https://facebook.com/RapBattlesForSocialJustice
Solidarité sans frontières
http://solidarityacrossborders.org
East Coast Prison Justice Society
https://facebook.com/ECPJS
RADIO/PODCASTS
Stark Raven
http://prisonjustice.ca/stark-raven
Crackdown
http:// https://crackdownpod.com
Prison Radio
https://cfrcprisonradio.wordpress.com
Black Power Hour
https://ckdu.ca/shows/227
What Happened to Prisoner Justice Day?
http://prisonhistoryca.libsyn.com
PUBLICATIONS (not by prisoners’ committees/support groups)
Abolition
https://abolitionjournal.org
Police and Criminalization in Volcano
http://thevolcano.org/tag/police-criminalization
Voices: Indigenous Women on the Front Lines Speak
https://voicesfrontlines.com
Electromagnetic Print
https://electromagneticprint.com
Justice Behind the Walls
http://justicebehindthewalls.net
Brief History of Prisons and Resistance
https://itsgoingdown.org/author/bloc-party
Centre for Justice Exchange
https://justiceexchange.ca
First Light newsletter
http://ccvt.org/research-publication/publications
International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group
http://iclmg.ca
RESISTANCE CAMPS/CARAVANS
Unis’tot’en
https://unistoten.camp
IMMIGRANT/MIGRANT/REFUGEE DETAINEES/SUPPORT GROUPS
End Immigration Detention Network
https://endimmigrationdetention.com
NorthWest Detention Center Resistance
http://nwdcresistance.org
Pacific County Immigrant Support
https://pcisupport.org
Stop the Laval migrant prison
https://stopponslaprison.info
EDUCATION (not by prisoners’ committees/support groups)
Education Not Incarceration
https://facebook.com/EducationNotIncarceration
Literal Change
http://literalchange.com
FOOD
Cooperativa Tierra y Libertad
https://juustwa.org/call-to-support-tierra-y-libertad
HEALTH
BC College of Physicians and Surgeons must address ethical issues surrounding solitary confinement https://prisonjustice.org/bc-college-of-physicians-and-surgeons-must-address-ethical-issues-surrounding-solitary-confinement-2
Collaborating Centre for Prison Health and Education
http://ccphe.ubc.ca
Operating in Darkness: BC’s Mental Health Act Detention System
https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/clastest/pages/1794/attachments/original/1527278723/CLAS_Operating_in_Darkness_November_2017.pdf
Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users
https://vandu.org
Canoe Journey Herbalists
https://facebook.com/canoejourneyherbalists
Disability Rights Washington
https://disabilityrightswa.org
Urban Indian Health Institute
https://uihi.org
Coalition Against Psychiatric Assault
https://coalitionagainstpsychiatricassault.wordpress.com
PASAN Prisoner HIV/AIDS Support Action Network
http:// http://pasan.org
Caring for Social Justice Collective
http://soignonslajusticesociale.ca
Trans Lifeline
https://translifeline.org
YOUTH
Amadeusz
http://amadeusz.ca
Criminal Justice work of Canadian Friends Service Committee
https://quakerservice.ca/our-work/justice
COUNTER-VIOLENCE
Clearing A Path: A Psychiatric Survivor Anti-Violence Framework
https://torontoantiviolencecoalition.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/clearing-a-path-dec-2015.pdf
October 22 Coalition to Stop Police Brutality
http://october22.org
Third Eye Collective
http://thirdeyemontreal.com
LEGAL
Access Pro Bono
http://accessprobono.ca
Community Legal Assistance Society
http://clasbc.net
Indigenous Community Legal Clinic
http://allard.ubc.ca/iclc/indigenous-community-legal-clinic
Legal Services Society/Aboriginal Legal Aid in BC
https://lss.bc.ca
Pivot Legal Society
http://pivotlegal.org
Prisoners’ Legal Services
https://prisonjustice.org
Terminal City Legal Collective
http://terminalcitylegal.org
Criminal Justice Section of Canadian Bar Association
https://cba.org/Sections/Criminal-Justice

Prison Justice Network newsletter 2019 Winter

events
Mar 27 (1-4pm) Prison Justice symposium KPU Surrey, page 1
until Mar 24 (Tues-Sun) Triangle Trade Surrey Art Gallery, p. 1
April 1, May 6, Jun 3 (7-8pm) Stark Raven co-op radio 100.5fm, p. 1
April 6, May 4, Jun 1 (3-5pm) Prisoner Letter Writing Spartacus Books, p. 1

calls
Sign Justice for Soleiman petition, p. 2
Write to immigrant detainee, p. 3
Sign Detained Migrant Solidarity petition, p. 3
Help launch investigation of prison abuses, pp. 3-4

news
2018 New Year’s Eve Noise Demo, p. 4
Prison volunteers’ security checks, p. 4
2018 Prison Strike, p. 4

publications
Cell Count health and harm reduction, p. 5
Penal Press, including Out of Bounds, p. 5
Chronicle of prisoner unrest, p. 5
Voices: Indigenous Women on the Front, p. 5
Mandu Ra comics, p. 6
The Opening Statement, p. 6

inspirations
Joint Effort with women prisoners, p. 6
PASAN health and harm reduction, p. 6
Stop the Laval migrant prison, p. 7
Afronautic Research Lab, p. 7
Black Prisoners’ Caucus, T.E.A.C.H., pp. 7-8
Incarcerated Workers Organizing, p. 7
Human Rights Coalition, p. 8
Planting Justice, Sogorea Te’ Land Trust, 8
Prison Lives Matter, p. 8
Survived & Punished, pp. 8-9
“In The Spirit Of Nelson Mandela”, p. 9
People’s Prison Defense Committee, p. 9
Lucasville Amnesty, p. 9
CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities, p. 10
Coalition to Stop Police Brutality, p. 10
Lifers With Optimistic Progress, p. 10