Death Penalty Information Center
The Death Penalty Information Center is a national non-profit organization serving the media and the public with analysis and information on issues concerning capital punishment. Founded in 1990, the Center promotes informed discussion of the death penalty by preparing in-depth reports, conducting briefings for journalists, and serving as a resource to those working on this issue.
The Sentencing Project
The Sentencing Project promotes effective and humane responses to crime that minimize imprisonment and criminalization of youth and adults by promoting racial, ethnic, economic, and gender justice.
Vera Institute of Justice
Organization dedicated to ending the overcriminalization and mass incarceration of people of color, immigrants, and people experiencing poverty.
Prison Policy Initiative
The non-profit, non-partisan Prison Policy Initiative produces research to expose the broader harm of mass criminalization and then sparks advocacy campaigns to create a more just society.
The Marshall Project
The Marshall Project is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news organization that seeks to create and sustain a sense of national urgency about the U.S. criminal justice system.
The National Registry for Exonerations
The National Registry of Exonerations was founded in 2012 in conjunction with the Center on Wrongful Convictions at Northwestern University School of Law. The Registry provides detailed information about every known exoneration in the United States since 1989—cases in which a person was wrongly convicted of a crime and later cleared of all the charges based on new evidence of innocence.
National Center for Victims of Crime
The National Center for Victims of Crime serves as a victim-services related training and technical assistance provider. This website provides resources for Project Safe Neighborhood teams, organizations seeking to address Complex Homicide cases, and other entities wanting to learn more about crime victims' and survivors' needs and experiences and reduce violent crime.
Pew Research Center
Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research.
World Health Organization
The World Health Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. The WHO Constitution states its main objective as the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health.