Friends and Allies
Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA) Ottawa is a community-based initiative operating on restorative justice principles. CoSA assists individuals who have served a prison sentence for a sexual offence(s) in their effort to re-enter society.
Canadian Prison Consulting Inc. is a private consulting firm that provides case specific information on Canadian corrections and prisoner rights protections for inmates, and their families.
Mothers Offering Mutual Support (Ottawa) is a group of mothers with sons and daughters involved in the criminal justice system, who meet to share practical information and advice about the justice and corrections process.
End Immigration Detention is a group in support of 191 migrant detainees who are on strike in Lindsay, Ontario’s Central East Correctional Centre, a maximum security prison.
Justice for Deepan is a support group was formed in July 2013 to support Deepan Budlakoti in his quest to have his citizenship restored. Deepan Budlakoti is an Ottawa-born man who the Canadian government is trying to deport to India, a country where he has no family, has never lived and is not a citizen.
Prostitutes of Ottawa/Gatineau Work, Educate Resist (POWER) is an organization comprised of former or current sex workers involved in various aspects of the industry, as well as allies, who envision a society in which sex workers are able to practice their professions free of legal and social discrimination, victimization, harassment and violence and in which sex work is valued as legitimate and fulfilling work making an important contribution to society.
No One is Illegal Ottawa is s a group of im/migrants and allies guided by anti-oppression principles that advocates and fights for the dignity and self determination of all im/migrants regardless of status.
Smart Justice Network of Canada is a diverse network of people that promote humane, efficient and financially smart ways of responding to criminal and social justice challenges.