Take Action Now
There are many ways that we can work towards ending the mass incarceration epidemic that disproportionately affects people of color in America and carries on a legacy of racial bias and systematic oppression. Jailed for Melanin has outlined political, legal, and social steps that we can take to remedying this deeply ingrained issue. Click on a box to learn more and see how you can help.
SUpport organizations that ARE HELPING
Learn how to support nonprofit organizations that provide legal representation to people who have been wrongfully or illegally convicted or unfairly sentenced
Vote for the RIGHT PoliciesFor Justice
Learn about policy reforms that can help improve the criminal justice system and end mass incarceration and the prison industrial complex
Advocate for social change
Learn about how the media can influence and shape public perception and politics surrounding race and incarceration.
SIgn a petition
Find petitions to help support people who have been wrongfully incarcerated or endorse critical policy changes