No one is free when others are oppressed.
PO Box 28931
St. Louis, MO 63132
Please take a moment to check out these resources that may be useful.
ACLU - American Civil Liberties Union, Exec Dir: Jeffrey Mittman. If you feel your civil rights have been violated, you can file a complaint:
Kansas City Office: 3601 Main Street, Kansas City, MO 64111 816-470-9933
St. Louis Office: 54 Whittier Street, St. Louis, MO 63108 314-669-3425
United Way - This organization has many valuable resources available, such as information regarding education, transportation, housing, food, health, jobs, etc. They believe in advancing the common good by creating opportunities for a better life for all. PTO (Prison Talk) - This site will help families find out information on prisons and also provide support through forums, blogs, and chats. You can post questions on this site and get advice, information and support from other people on the site. Securus - This link provides information as to how to set up a phone account on your home or cell phone so that your loved ones in prison can call you without spending their money, because you would load money onto the account for them to use. J-Pay - This link will provide you with a way to send offenders money. Using this method before 2pm Monday thru Friday will get the money there the same day you send it. Empower Missouri - This organization has several task forces that work to reform different aspects of Missouri’s society. They include the Criminal Justice Task Force, Health and Mental Health task force, Hunger Task force, and many more. Case Net - This link will allow you to look up any and all criminal cases for the name you enter into the search. OBS - Organization for Black Struggle – This is a movement that fights for political empowerment, economic justice, and promotes the cultural dignity of the African American community. You will find links to events and other information pertaining to the organization. Let’s Start - Is a support group for women who are or were incarcerated. It is based out of St. Louis and works to break the cycle of incarceration within the family. KC CJTF - The Kansas City Criminal Justice Task Force is a grass roots movement of citizens concerned about the Criminal Justice System. Their mission is to lobby the Missouri State Legislature for sentencing laws that are fair and humane, particularly for lifers and those with long sentences. MADP - Missourians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty – This will link you to the ability to blog, and find out about advocacy and issues pertaining to the Death Penalty and its abolishment. NAACP - National Association for the Advancement of Colored People – This will link you to the main NAACP webpage and allow you to find out information pertaining to the work of eliminating race discrimination and much more. Center for Women in Transition - Based in St. Louis, this organization helps recently incarcerated women to change their lifestyle to a new crime free one. They provide housing and education for clients. FORJ - Families and Friends organizing to Reform Juvenile Justice in Missouri – This site pertains to families and friends of juveniles that have been incarcerated. They work towards reducing and ultimately eliminating the juvenile population in adult jails and prisons. You will find blogs, legislation information and other resources pertaining to juvenile offenders. St. Louis Area Resource Directory - Offers a complete rundown of any and all resources for reentry in the St. Louis Area. It encompasses food pantries, shelters, transitional housing, employment and much more. Corizon Missouri Re-entry - This website directs the returning citizen to all types of resources pertaining to successful reentry of offenders in Missouri. It offers information concerning all health fields as well as information pertaining to one’s faith, employment opportunities, Veterans affairs, schooling and much more. Check out the information to assist in the complete success of your life or that of a loved one.
CURE National - This site is the mother site to all CURE branches in the United States. It will provide you with links to of the CURE branches and information about certain specifics that go on within prisons. It will also link you to International CURE.