Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy

Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition

  • Denver, CO
  • www.ccjrc.org

Mission Statement

The mission of CCJRC is to reverse the trend of mass incarceration in Colorado. Our goals are to (1) advocate for alternatives to prison expansion; (2) research and design specific reforms of policies driving growth in the prison populations, with an emphasis on drug policy, parole and reentry; (3) build and facilitate a statewide coalition; and (4) serve as a resource for prisoners, parolees and their families.

Service Areas

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National

CCJRC is a statewide organization

ruling year

1998

Principal Officer

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Christine M Donner

Keywords

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prisoners rights, criminal justice reform, criminal justice policy analysis, drug policy

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Also Known As

CCJRC

EIN

84-1449882

Physical Address

1212 Mariposa St. #6

Denver, CO 80204

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis (R05)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (I01)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Overview

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Twenty four - that's how many criminal justice reform bills CCJRC has been involved with that have been signed into law in the last three yearsFifteen Million - that's how much money has been reinvested from the DOC budget into treatment and support services for people in the criminal justice system in Colorado due to legislative changes in 2010 and 2011Four - the number of prisons that have closed in Colorado in those same three years!

Programs

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Program 1

CCJRC currently focuses on four main objectives: (1) reforming major criminal justice policies that are fueling prison expansion (namely drug policy, parole practices and barriers to reintegration); (2) halting plans for prison expansion (public and private); (3) serving as a resource for prisoners and their families; and, (4) continuing to build, empower, coordinate, and mobilize a statewide coalition.

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Service Areas

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CCJRC is a statewide organization

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COLORADO CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM COALITION
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Operations

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Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Christine M Donner

BIO

Christie Donner founded CCJRC in 1999 and has been it's Executive Director since that time.

STATEMENT FROM THE Principal Officer

"Success at the Capitol is always based on good preparation, hard work, and collaborations with other organizations and legislators. CCJRC is stronger and more effective than ever, and we thank our collaborators and coalition members. We have pushed the envelope to take advantage of political opportunities for change that exist. We continue to push for policies that will be the foundation for sustainable criminal justice reform for years to come.The voices of thousands of our coalition members statewide has created a movement. The momentum is on our side, and we will continue to work to achieve real change by advancing the message of practicality, reason, and compassion to state and local policymakers. Together we will continue to do the work that truly makes a difference."

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Joseph Mauro

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