Interfaith Criminal Justice Coalition Statement on Recent Executions by U.S. Government

This statement was released in response to the restart of executions of U.S. citizens by our government. It calls for the immediate end to executions, for legislative action banning the use of the death penalty, and for court injunctions recognizing that the death penalty is unconstitutional and cruel.

Interfaith Criminal Justice Coalition Letter to House and Senate on COVID and Incarcerated People

The letter was sent to the leadership of both the Senate and the House. It is signed by Interfaith Criminal Justice Coalition participants, and members of the Washington Interfaith Staff Community (WISC). It seeks to ensure that current and formerly incarcerated people are not made invisible in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to the issues highlighted in the letter, it also encourages adoption of the comprehensive recommendations proposed by the Justice Roundtable, a coalition of over 100 organizations committed to advocating for a transformative and restorative justice system. How our nation addresses this issue reflects our values.

ICJC Letter to President Trump and AG William Barr

With this letter ICJC urges the president and attorney general to ensure that current and formerly incarcerated people are not made invisible in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to the issues highlighted in the letter, it also encourages the president and attorney general to adopt the comprehensive recommendations proposed by the Justice Roundtable, a coalition of over 100 organizations committed to advocating for a transformative and restorative justice system.