American Civil Liberties Union of CT (ACLU)

ACLU Smart Justice Connecticut is grounded in the knowledge that the people closest to the problem are closest to the solution.  The statewide campaign goals are to cut Connecticut’s jail and prison population by 50% and to end the racial disparities in the state’s criminal justice system.

SMART Justice Campaign

765 Asylum Avenue, Hartford, CT 06105

(860) 515-9771 (Statewide Services)


CT Alliance for Basic Human Needs

CABHN provides free resources, information, and possible attorney referrals in the following areas: criminal pardons, public benefits, child custody/visitation/support, discrimination, eviction, unsafe housing conditions, SSI, and debt collection.

65 Hungerford Street, Hartford, CT 06106

(860) 904-5431 (Hartford County)


CT Coalition to End Homelessness

CCEH represents more than 75 members – emergency shelter providers, transitional housing providers, community and business leaders, and strategic partners – who share the goal of ending homelessness. In partnership with communities throughout the state, CCEH advances this goal through leadership, community organizing, advocacy, research, and education.

257 Lawrence Street, Hartford, CT 06106

(860) 721-7876 (Statewide Services)


Connecticut Juvenile Justice Alliance

CJJA is dedicated to stopping the criminalization of children and youth. The Alliance works to reduce the number of children and youth entering the juvenile and criminal justice system; and advocates a safe, effective, and fair system for those involved.

2470 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06605

(203) 579-2727 (Statewide Services)


Partnership for Strong Communities

The Partnership for Strong Communities plays a vital role in shaping solutions to end homelessness, develop healthy neighborhoods and to create more affordable housing opportunities for workers, young professionals and families.

227 Lawrence Street, Hartford, CT 06106 

(860) 244-0066


Institute for Municipal and Regional Policy (IMRP)

The IMRP’s mission is to effectively inspire and sustain a just, equitable, and inclusive Connecticut through independent research and evaluation, public policy analysis and development, and community engagement.

185 Main Street, New Britain, CT 

(860) 832-1871 


The Sentencing Commission is an independent state criminal justice agency established by law in 2011 to conduct criminal justice policy research. The Commission is a body of senior criminal justice system leaders who convene to coordinate systemic responses to criminal justice problems.

185 Main Street, Room 212, New Britain, CT 06051
(860) 832-1681
 The Criminal Justice Policy Advisory Commission, commonly referred to as CJPAC was established under  Public Act 06-193. It was formerly the Prison and Jail Overcrowding Commission. CJPAC is chaired by the OPM Under Secretary for the Criminal Justice Policy and Planning Division (CJPPD).
Katal works to strengthen the people, policies, institutions, and movements that advance health, equity, and justice for everyone.
(646) 875-8822

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