Have YOU Signed the Michigan Sentencing Reform Petition?

If you haven’t signed the petition for the Michigan Good Time sentencing reform ballot initiative, we need your signature now. It’s easy! Just go to https://www.goodtimeinitiative.org and scroll down to find the signing location closest to you. Contact that location and let them know you are ready to sign! While …

A paid short essay prize for work authored by people who are currently or formerly incarcerated

Truthout is proud to open submissions for the second year of the annual Keeley Schenwar Memorial Essay Prize, for work authored by people who are currently or formerly incarcerated. Truthout will be awarding two prizes, each for an original essay of 1,500 words or less on the topic of prisons, policing or …

VAAC Needs YOU!

Our dedicated volunteers are the backbone of everything we do at VAAC. Together, we’ve accomplished a lot. Our successes in 2020 and 2021 have inspired us to set even bigger goals for 2022. We want to reach more jails, more communities, and spread our message all across the state. And …

WLNS News Segment on Prison Gerrymandering Features VAAC’s Danny Jones

In December of 2021 when the Michigan Citizens Independent Redistricting Commission (MICRC) was deciding how to redraw the legislative district maps for Michigan, this story and video appeared on WLNS.com. It features an interview with VAAC’s Chairperson, Danny Jones. Watch it here or read the article below. Have you ever …