Alabama Appleseed Center for Law & Justice
Criminal Justice Reform
Alabama Appleseed documents and confronts drivers of poverty and inequity within Alabama's criminal punishment system, creates coalitions to identify and move evidence-based solutions, and changes systems through legislative action.
Grant Partner Since: 2020
NFL Funding Supports:
- Challenging Alabama's "three-strikes" law, which permits life sentences for hundreds of people convicted of non-homicide crimes.
- Fighting construction of 3 new mega prisons, which would add 10,000 prison cells in Alabama.
- Research and advocacy to shift Alabama's historic reliance on incarceration rooted in structural racism.