CURE: Citizens United for Rehabilitation of
Errrants. This is a non-profit organization whose major purpose is to reduce crime through reform
of the CJS. They are headquartered in Washington, D. C.
Help Wanted: Prison Labor?
by A. Victoria Hunter, Response, June 1999
As the number of prisons and prisoners in the United States grows, so is the number of inmates
who have found in jail what many could not buy in the free world: a job. But at what price?
Human Rights Watch is dedicated
to protecting the human rights of people around the world. They
work with victims and activists to prevent discrimination, to
uphold political freedom, and to bring offenders to justice. They
investigate and expose human rights violations and hold abusers
accountable. One of their special initiatives is Prison
Conditions. There is also a report about supermax
prisons (super maximum security confinement) in the United