Congress took a step toward police reform, but it does not go far enough. Tell your lawmakers to end the militarization practices that are disproportionately used against people of color in drug investigations.
Current Action Alerts
The heinous killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and too many others are painful reminders of the rampant racism and policing practices that put Black people’s lives in danger every day. It's beyond time for federal action: tell Congress that we need police reform right now.
The House recently passed The Heroes Act with provisions to release people from jails, prisons, and detention centers. Join us in urging the Senate to swiftly take up this measure and pass The Heroes Act with the decarceration provisions intact.
COVID-19 has claimed the lives of people in prison with drug offenses and more will die unless our lawmakers act now. Tell Congress to support the COVID-19 Correctional Facility Emergency Response Act to protect people behind bars.
People behind bars, including many for drug offenses, have already tragically died. Join us in calling on the CDC to include the release of people from prison and jails in its COVID-19 guidelines to slow the spread and save lives.
COVID-19 has already taken the lives people in federal custody including people incarcerated for drug charges. Tell Congress to support the Emergency Community Supervision Act and immediately release people in federal prison who are at-risk of COVID-19.
Demand that your Governor reduce incarceration and immigrant detention capacity, stop minor arrests, and ensure continued access to medication-assisted treatment and medical marijuana.
The war on marijuana is far from over – even in states where it’s legal. Tell Congress to support the Marijuana Freedom and Opportunity Act which will de-schedule marijuana at the federal level.
Tell your Members of Congress to support the CARE Act which will give communities across the country the critical resources they need to address the overdose crisis. This is an opportunity to shift federal priorities where they belong – away from punitive policies to health-based solutions.