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Solitary Watch
Solitary Watch is a public website aimed at bringing the widespread use of solitary confinement and other forms of torture in U.S. prisons out of the shadows and into the light of the public square.

Arizona Prison Watch
A community resource for monitoring, navigating, surviving, and dismantling the prison industrial complex in Arizona.

Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy
The Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy is a research and training center affiliated with the College of Public Programs at Arizona State University.

Arizona Center for Disability Law
The Arizona Center for Disability Law is a non profit public interest law firm dedicated to protection and advocacy for individuals with disabilities. The Center performs information and referral, education and outreach, individual representation, systemic reform litigation and public policy work on behalf of people with disabilities and their families.

ACLU of Arizona
The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Arizona is responsible for public education programs and litigation in defense of civil liberties.

Central Arizona Shelter Services
Ending homelessness in Phoenix has been at the heart of CASS’ work for over 25 years. As the largest provider of shelter and supportive services for homeless individuals in Arizona, we shelter nearly 1,000 men, women and children each night.

Treatment Advocacy Center
A national nonprofit organization focused on eliminating barriers to the treatment of severe mental illness

Gina's Team
Named for Gina Panetta who died while serving time in an Arizona prison, actively promotes education and self-sufficiency for incarcerated women and men in Arizona and the United States at no cost to the prisons.

Texas Criminal Justice Coalition
TCJC works with peers, policy-makers, practitioners, and community members to identify and promote smart justice policies that safely reduce Texas' costly over-reliance on incarceration - creating stronger families, less taxpayer waste, and safer communities.

Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition
The Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition (CCJRC) is a non-profit organization that was formed to halt the exponential growth in the state prison population.

Campaign for Youth Justice
The Campaign for Youth Justice is dedicated to ending the practice of trying, sentencing, and incarcerating youth under 18 in the adult criminal justice system.

Right on Crime
A project of the Texas Public Policy Foundation, a research institute in Austin, TX committed to limited government, free markets, private property rights, individual liberty and personal responsibility.

People of Color Network
A non-profit Provider Network Organization providing behavioral health services designed to promote service delivery through collaboration, culturally responsive services and family involvement for children, youth and adult in Maricopa County.

Justice Center
The Council of State Governments Justice Center is a national nonprofit organization that serves policymakers at the local, state, and federal levels from all branches of government. Staff provides practical, nonpartisan advice and consensus-driven strategies—informed by available evidence—to increase public safety and strengthen communities.

Phoenix Dream Center
A volunteer driven nonprofit organization, exists to serve homeless, low-income and struggling individuals and families by providing resources, opportunities and supportive services to help them realize their dream of living a self-sufficient life.

National Juvenile Justice Network
Through education, community-building and leadership development, NJJN enhances the capacity of juvenile justice coalitions and organizations in 33 states to press for state and federal laws, policies and practices that are fair, equitable and developmentally appropriate for all children, youth and families involved in, or at risk of becoming involved in, the justice system.

Bernardo Garcia Law
Criminal Defense Attorney Representing the Mentally Ill Criminal Defendant

Mental Health America
Mental Health America is dedicated to promoting mental health, preventing mental health disorders and achieving victory over mental illness through advocacy and education.

SAMHSA
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

Magellan Of Arizona
Provides information to help direct recipients to provider network organizations, behavioral health services and direct care clinics.

Gains Center
The Gains Center's primary focus is on expanding access to community based services for adults diagnosed with co-occuring mental illness and substance use disorders at all points of contact with the justice system. The Center strives to help communities achieve integrated systems of mental health and substance abuse services for those who come in contact with the justice system.

Arizona Department of Corrections
Website that provides information regarding all prisons in Arizona, policies, and inmate database.

Middle Ground Prison Reform Inc.
To protect and define the rights, responsibilities, and privileges of the incarcerated. We support genuine efforts at rehabilitation of criminal offenders, which, in turn, fully restores them to our communities, promotes family stability, authentic long-term public safety, and reduces the numbers of crime victims in our society. We engage in efforts to hold government agencies and their agents accountable for the tax dollars used to support prisons, jails, and other criminal justice activities. We perform this work via public education, legislative advocacy, litigation, and referral to existing social services. We serve as a clearinghouse for relevant information affecting the incarcerated and their supporters. Note: Middle Ground is NOT a direct social service delivery agency. We do not provide jobs, tools, clothing, educational loans, housing assistance or rentals, financial assistance or any other direct social services.

Along Side Ministries
Our vision is to reach out to the incarcerated with the love of Christ and assist these men and women to successfully transition from prison back into the local community.

American Friends Service Committee
A Quaker organization that includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace and humanitarian service. Our work is based on the principles of the Religious Society of Friends, the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice.

Arizona Women's Education & Employment
AWEE is Arizona's preeminent workforce development organization, offering a diverse range of evidence-based training and support services throughout Maricopa and Yavapai counties.

St. Joseph the Worker
Our mission is to assist homeless, low-income and other disadvantaged individuals in their efforts to become self-sufficient through permanent, full-time employment.

Prison Fellowship
Prison Fellowship walks with prisoners through the different stages of their journey. We also help prisoners and their families rejoin their journeys, staying connected during incarceration, adjusting well when prisoners return home. We're committed to the journey.

Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM)
Families Against Mandatory Minimums is the national voice for fair and proportionate sentencing laws. We shine a light on the human face of sentencing, advocate for state and federal sentencing reform, and mobilize thousands of individuals and families whose lives are adversely affected by unjust sentences. Sentences that fit. Justice that works.

NeighborWorks America
NeighborWorks America creates opportunities for people to live in affordable homes, improve their lives, and strengthen their communities.

Goodwill Industries International
North America's leading nonprofit provider of education, training, and career services for people with disadvantages, such as welfare dependency, homelessness, and lack of education or work experience, as well as those with physical, mental and emotional disabilities.

Bizcentral USA
One-stop business resource center providing services for startups and small businesses, solutions include, loans, business plan & grant writing, accounting services , web design, pc solutions and more. Save time & Money! Let us help you start your business!

Public Forums

David's Hope holds regular public forums focused on bringing an end to the criminalization of those with mental health disorders and addictions. Our ongoing Roundtable dialogues include topics such as Crisis Intervention Training for Law Enforcement, Mental Health Courts, Evidence Based Correctional Practices, Re-entry and Juvenile Justice.

All Roundtable events are free and open to the public. Forums are held throughout the year. Please call for more details. We would love to have your participation and need your support as part of our growing coalition.

Advocacy and Outreach

Meetings held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the Communidad Clinic located at 1035 E. Jefferson St. Phoenix, 85034 meeting time 3-4:30p.