CURE (National) is a membership organization of families of prisoners, prisoners, former prisoners and other concerned citizens. Middle Ground Prison Reform serves as a member of the Board of Directors of this organization, and is an active affiliate of National CURE.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service: www.ncjrs.gov
The abstracts database is a near-comprehensive source of academic and industry documents in criminal justice.
National Archive of Criminal Justice Documents
Maintained by the University of Michigan. I recommend using it in conjunction with the NCJRS abstract database.
California Prisons and Prison Law
Maintained by Arnold Erickson of the Prison Law Office in San Quentin. Well organized and authoritatively sourced.
California Coalition foJustice r Women Prisoners
Organizing around medical care, HIV/AIDS care and prevention, control units, and other issues affecting California women prisoners.
Stop Prisoner Rape
Well-organized site with practical advice for prisoners.
Prison Issues Desk
Excellent radical site maintained by the Prison Activist Resource Center in California. Archive of mail list discussions, links to prison activist groups and the Critical Resistance conference, huge number of document links.
Yahoo! Full Coverage - US Prison Issues
An easy way to keep up on current news coverage of US prisons.
Industry mega-site for corrections organizations, unions, and a mind-boggling number of product/service suppliers.
Federal Prisoner Inmate Locator
Bureau of Justice Statistics
National Institute of Justice
Health Issues in Prison Links
Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network Prison index
An excellent and authoritative source for Canadian, Australian, and other international legal and policy information.
HIV in Prison Committee of California Prison Focus
Judy Greenspan, formerly of the HIV/AIDS in Prison Project of Catholic Charities, now chairs CPF's HIV in Prison Committee.
The Body's Prison Page
The Body is one of the HIV/AIDS "super-sites" (see HIV/AIDS links below). Their prison reference page provides links to a number of specific articles and publications.
HIV InSite's Prison Page
HIV Insite is another HIV/AIDS "super-site" operated by the University of California at San Francisco. Their prison site links to prison-related info in the "AIDS Knowledge Base" on-line textbook, as well as other documents and sites. Also a very useful tool for searching recent news documents about HIV/AIDS and prison.
AIDS in Prison Project of the Osborne Association
New York City-based organization providing a helpline and other services for New York prisoners with HIV.
Center for AIDS Prevention Studies.
Monthly newsletter published by the HIV Education Prison Project of the Brown University AIDS Program.
HIV Plus - Special Issue on Prisons
HIV Plus is a bimonthly publication focused on research and treatment issues. The December 1999/January 2000 issue focuses on prisons. It includes articles on segregation, privatized prison health care, models of good practice, activism, etc.
Correctional HIV Consortium
No longer in existence as an organization, but the site contains some useful information about their quarterly educational updates for prison health care providers.
National Home Security Alliance: www.staysafe.org
Helpful Arizona Links
Find out about public hearings and proposed laws.
United States District Court of Arizona