Upcoming Events

Wednesday, Apr. 30, 2014

Join us for a press conference & rally to discuss what NJ can do to regulate the unjust prison phone rates that are burdening families across the state!  Meet us at 1:00pm on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, on the steps of the New Jersey Statehouse  (125 W. State St, Trenton, NJ 08608).

For more information and to let us know that you’ll be there, please contact us at [email protected] or [email protected].

See you in Trenton!

Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014

The hard cap provision of the FCC’s order on interstate prison phone rates goes into effect! Prisons and jails will have to lower the cost of interstate calls to $3.15 for a fifteen-minute debit call and $3.75 for a fifteen-minute collect call.

Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013

Join us at our next NJ Phone Justice Community Forum! This will be held at American Friends Service Committee’s office, at 89 Market Street, in Newark, NJ, from 6-7:30pm. Contact [email protected] for more information. Hope to see you there!

Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013

Our next NJ Phone Justice Community Forum will be at St. James Church, 7 Wilson Ave., in Newark, NJ, from 5:30-7pm.  Contact [email protected] for more information!

Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013

Come join  us for our next NJ Phone Justice Community Forum! We will be gathering at 6:30pm at St. Stephan’s Church, 7 Wilson Ave., in Newark, NJ.  Contact [email protected] for more information!

Tuesday, Feb.  26, 2013

Join us as we hear from Prof. Alexander’s talk on her book, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindess at Rutgers University. For more information, please visit the website for the event. We will be sharing information about the campaign with others attending the event.

Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013

Let’s  hear what the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Corrections have to say–or not say–about the profits the county is making off of families through jail phone commissions at the 2013 Budget Hearings:

Hall of Records, 465 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, Room 501, Newark

Join us at 2:30pm. The Corrections Budget is scheduled to begin at 3pm. Contact [email protected] for more information.

Friday, Feb. 1, 2013

Join us as we testify before the Federal Communications Commission and advocates on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013 – contact us at [email protected] for more information!

Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013

Thank you to all who attended our community forum in Newark, NJ! Stay posted for information about the next community forum.