We work directly with incarcerated clients and their families to advocate for individual needs. These services include but are not limited to: healthcare, basic needs, disability rights, assist with guidance through the process and policies within the facility and systemically, access to visitation/phone calls/property etc.
We work with local and state Correctional Administration to advocate for the rights of incarcerated individuals and improvement to conditions of confinement systemically.
We work to promote public awareness on issues of conditions of confinement through multiple projects reaching statewide. These include public forums at Universities in Maryland, our podcast, filming projects and more.
The MPRC works with our state elected officials to educate them on the issues being faced by the incarcerated population and offers expert testimony and guidance on the needs of this population.
We work with incarcerated individuals and their families to educate them about their rights, understanding the grievance process, and referrals to appropriate legal representation. As well, we consultatively assist with litigation involving rights violations.
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Maryland
Disability Rights Maryland (DRM) Interfaith Action for Human Rights (IAHR)
Johns Hopkins Incarceration and Health Justice Collective
Justice and Recovery Advocates Inc. (JRA)
Reproductive Justice Inside Coalition
Maryland Catholic Conference
Maryland Alliance for Justice Reform (MAJR)
Mental Health Association of MD
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Maryland
National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL) MD
Social Workers Against Solitary Confinement (SWASC)
If you have an incarcerated loved one, please fill out our survey regarding current conditions of confinement as they relate to the COVID19 pandemic for incarcerated individuals!