On a mission to address discrimination within the criminal justice system and create equity within society, UNJUST specialises in challenging policing practices and policies that disproportionately impact Black, Asian and ethnic minority communities. UNJUST undertakes research, provides services and operates a legal referral service for those in need of advice or representation.
VOYAGE is a social justice charity that aims to empower marginalised black young people and provide them with the self-awareness and motivation to transform themselves and their communities.
Transform Justice is a national charity working for a fair, humane, open and effective justice system. It promotes change by generating research and evidence to show how the system works and how it could be improved, and by persuading the public to support those changes and practitioners and politicians to make them.
The 4Front Project is a member-led youth organisation empowering young people and communities to fight for justice, peace and freedom. It supports members with experiences of violence and the criminal justice system to create change; in their own lives, communities and society.
*The Alliance for Youth Justice is an associate member of the CJA.
The Alliance for Youth Justice brings together non-profit organisations advocating for and with children to drive positive change in youth justice in England and Wales.
The Revolving Doors Agency is a charity working across England to change systems, improve services for people with multiple problems who are in contact with the criminal justice system, and end the revolving door of crime.
Release is the national centre of expertise on drugs and drugs law. The Release team provides free non-judgmental, specialist advice and information to the public and professionals on issues related to drug use and to drug laws, and campaigns directly on issues that impact its clients.
The Police Foundation is a think tank for policing in the UK. Its focus is improving policing and developing knowledge and understanding of policing and crime reduction.
The Neighbourhood Watch Network (NWN) is the representative body for Neighbourhood Watch schemes across England and Wales.
The National Appropriate Adult Network (NAAN) is the national membership body supporting and representing organisations delivering appropriate adult services in England and Wales.
NatCen is an independent social research agency, working on behalf of government and charities to find out what people really think about important social issues and how Britain is run.
Commons is a specialist criminal defence law firm which works nationally and internationally. It is a non-profit social enterprise committed to social justice and improving fairness within the criminal justice system.
The Institute for Crime and Justice Policy Research (ICPR) carries out policy-oriented research on justice. The overarching aims of ICPR’s work are to produce and disseminate knowledge about justice, and thereby to inform public and political debate, and to contribute to improvements in policy and practice.
INQUEST provides expertise on state-related deaths and their investigation to bereaved people, lawyers, advice and support agencies, the media and parliamentarians. Its specialist casework includes deaths in police and prison custody, immigration detention, mental health settings and deaths involving multi-agency failings or where wider issues of state and corporate accountability are in question.
The Independent Custody Visitors Association was set up to lead, support and represent independent custody visitor schemes. Independent custody visitors make unannounced visits to police custody to check on the rights, entitlements, wellbeing and dignity of detainees.
The Howard League for Penal Reform is a national charity working for less crime, safer communities and fewer people in prison. It works with parliament and the media, with criminal justice professionals, students and members of the public, influencing debate and forcing through meaningful change to create safer communities.