Transformative Justice Law Project of Illinois
The Transformative Justice Law Project of Illinois (TJLP) is a collective of radical lawyers, social workers, activists, and community organizers who provide free criminal and civil legal services for low-income transgender and gender non-conforming people targeted by the criminal legal system. TJLP offers support for detainees and prisoners, such as a gender-affirming pen pal program, court support, and jail and prison visits. In addition, TJLP helps distribute resources and connect people to their peers, friends, family, allies, advocates, and the larger prison abolition movement. TJLP also creates and distributes information, resources, and training curriculum for lawyers and social service providers who work with people targeted by the criminal legal system. Prisoners and jail detainees can contact TJLP via legal mail by writing to the address above. All services are free.