Good Family Outcomes Are Good For Everyone

Have you ever encountered difficulties or obstacles from the IDOC when going to visit your incarcerated loved ones?

Our friends at Restore Justice have a bill that would provide a statewide point of contact for the Illinois Department of Corrections, which can receive complaints and suggestions from people who face difficulties when trying to visit incarcerated loved ones.

For more information about their bill and how to fill out witness slips with your position on the bill, please click on the links below…

For questions, contact: Jobi Cates at

Mercy For Juveniles

Kyle Rittenhouse can be charged as an adult, and if convicted, could face a life sentence without parole.

Despite the anger I have toward him and his supporters, I feel strongly that Rittenhouse should have the kind of mercy that my son—and so many other predominantly Black and Brown Children—did not receive.

He is too young for such a harsh punishment.


Candidate Survey: Action Needed

Elections matter when it comes to reforming our criminal legal system.

Restore Justice Illinois sent out its first candidate survey for all Illinois General Assembly and state’s attorney offices.

Do you want to find out how people running feel about important issues? Issues related to the criminal legal system? Including sentencing? And prison condition issues?

If so, we need your help to make sure candidates actually fill it out…