FAMM Advocacy Action Center

FAMM is the most effective sentencing reform advocacy group in the United States. Since 1991, FAMM has worked to eliminate mandatory sentencing laws and promote sentencing policies rooted in the fundamental American values of individualized justice, fairness, proportionality, and respect for liberty and due process. Help us today by contacting your lawmakers through the links below and asking them to support sentencing, prison, and compassionate release reform!

Action Alerts

Expand Testing and Release of Vulnerable Incarcerated People during the COVID-19 Crisis
Urge Governor Wolf to take immediate steps to protect the lives and safety of more than 45,000 people who are incarcerated in the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections.
Protect Our Incarcerated Loved Ones from a Coronavirus Outbreak
Contact your state and federal lawmakers and to make sure they have plans in place for dealing with a possible pandemic in our prisons and jails.
Tell Gov. Ducey to Grant Clemency to the Most Vulnerable People in Prison
Arizona prisons are crowded places where people can't practice social distancing and are still not even receiving enough soap. Many people inside Arizona's prisons could be sent home to safety, without endangering the public.
Tell Governor DeSantis to Save Lives!
Governors around the country have taken steps to "flatten the curve" inside prisons by releasing thousands of low-risk and vulnerable people. To date, Florida has released no one. In the face of this pandemic, this is unreasonable.
Tell Texas Legislators to Take Bold Action Against COVID-19
As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise, it's time to take bolder action to protect the lives and health of the people who reside and work in Texas's prisons.
Urge North Carolina House Committee on COVID-19 to Protect People in Prison
Email the House Select Committee on COVID-19 today, and make sure they protect people in North Carolina prisons.
Urge Pa. House of Representatives to Oppose Mandatory Minimums
There are three bills in the Pa. House that would reinstate mandatory minimum gun penalies. Write your representatives today and urge them to vote, "no" on these bills!
Urge Pa. Lawmakers to Support Second Chances!
Pennsylvania lawmakers have the opportunity to end mandatory life without parole sentences. Write your lawmakers today and urge them to support HB 135 and SB 135.
Urge Tennessee lawmakers to pass drug-free school zone reform!
Tennessee's drug-free school zone law is one of the harshest in the country. Email your lawmakers today and urge them to support reform!
Challenge Policymakers to #VisitAPrison!
Contact your state and federal lawmakers and ask them to accept FAMM's #VisitAPrison challenge.
Demand a Special Legislative Session in Florida!
The coronavirus threatens all Florida prisoners! Tell your legislators to support a special session to address the crisis TODAY.
Tell Arizona Lawmakers to Support Oversight of the Department of Corrections
Email your Arizona lawmakers today and urge them to support the creation of an independent oversight ombudsman to oversee the Arizona Department of Corrections.
Tell the BOP to Repeal Its Misguided Mail Policy
New restrictions on mail ban people in some BOP facilities from receiving original copies of letters and photos from their loved ones. This policy hurts families and must be repealed.
Tell the Mississippi Legislature to Close Parchman Prison
Ask the Mississippi state legislature to close Parchman Prison, cut the prison population by reforming the state's habitual offender law, and reform prisons through an independent prison oversight agency.
Tell your North Carolina Legislator to Repeal Mandatory Minimums!
Contact your state lawmakers today and urge them to repeal mandatory sentences in the 2020 legislative session!
Urge Arizona Senate to Increase Earned Time Credits!
Email your AZ lawmakers and ask them to support and pass earned time credit reform this year.
Urge D.C. to pass the Second Look Amendment Act of 2019
Contact your Council members now and tell them to support second look sentencing reform!
Urge Pa. Lawmakers to Support SB 14!
Contact your state senators and tell them to support probation reform!
Tell Pa. Lawmakers to Improve HB 1555!
Contact your Pennsylvania State Representative and tell them to support probation reform!
Tell Secretary Wetzel, #MyMailMatters
Email DOC Secretary Wetzel and urge him to repeal the newly implemented and harmful mail policies.
Tell the Pa. Senate: No New Mandatory Minimums!
Email your Pennsylvania state senator and tell them you don't support mandatory minimums, and they shouldn't either.

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