The ACLU National Prison Project is dedicated to ensuring that our nation’s prisons, jails, and other places of detention comply with the Constitution, domestic law, and international human rights principles, and to ending the policies that have given the United States the highest incarceration rate in the world. (READ MORE)
Campaign for Public Mental Health Care
Grassroots Leadership will build on previous successful campaigns and a research and campaign planning grant from the Langeloth Foundation to prevent the privatization of forensic mental health and civil commitment facilities through a campaign of advocacy, strategic research, and coalition-building.
Legal Action Center
NYS Medicaid Enrollment/Linkages to Health Care of People in the Criminal Justice System
The grant supports the identification and promotion of partnerships among state and county health and corrections agencies, health insurance exchanges, Medicaid, New York State's new Health Homes, and substance use disorder/mental health service providers throughout the state to maximize enrollment and retention in Medicaid coverage within the context of the Affordable Care Act provisions. It will also explore linkages to healthcare services, for individuals at all stages of the criminal justice system, with particular emphasis on those being released from incarceration into their home communities.
The Foundation's grant-making program is centered on the concepts of health and well-being. The Foundation's purpose is to promote and support effective and creative programs, practices and policies related to healing from illness, accident, physical, social or emotional trauma, and to extend the availability of programs that promote healing to underserved populations.