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Currently we are seeking a tech savvy volunteer to assist with our IT needs.

The ideal volunteer will be able to help set up our printer, back up our files and start moving them to the cloud, offer suggestions and guidance on how to better improve or streamline our systems, troubleshoot issues with our hardware (Windows computers and printer), setup the equipment in our new office when CPF relocates in September and offer on-going support moving forward. An extra bonus would be any assistance that can be offered with troubleshooting software issues with Exceed! Basic and Word, but this is not necessary. The time commitment per week for this role should not exceed 5-10 hours and can be flexible. We would love to find someone who can stay for at least 6 months.

If you are interested and able to help, please check out our website at and reply to this post with a brief description of your experience and availability. Thank you very much! - CPF

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4408 Market St Ste A, OAKLAND, CA 94608, US

Mission Statement

California Prison Focus works to expose and end human rights abuses against incarcerated people in California by working in solidarity with and elevating the voices of those most impacted.


We stand up strong against the abusive conditions of the California prison system, and advocate for an end to prolonged solitary confinement. We are an all-volunteer organization and operate entirely on individual donations and small grants.Volunteers and our incarcerated correspondents are the lifeblood of CPF.

Quarterly Newspaper: Prison Focus, is distributed free to SHU prisoners and at a small cost to former prisoners, their family, activists and friends of CPF. Our paper is primarily written by and for prisoners, their friends and families with volunteers editing and contributing some content. Past issues and articles are available on our website.

Prison Visits: We travel regularly to Pelican Bay and Corcoran state prisons to uncover and disseminate information on the current conditions prisoners must endure. We have been conducting prisoner interviews in California’s SHU facilities since 1991, logging more than 1,000 interviews across 50 visits. Our finding are published in our newspaper and other publications.

Prisoner Correspondence: We receive dozens of letters from prisoners each week. We always need help to sort through these letters, document them, and respond to prisoners' requests and needs.

KPOO Radio: Our radio show provides the most up-to-date information about prison conditions and prison reform and airs every Thursday morning in the Bay Area on 89.5 FM from 11:00 am to noon.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Justice & Legal


We'll work with your schedule.


4408 Market StreetSuite AOakland, CA 94608



  • IT Strategy
  • IT Help Desk
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Macintosh Platform
  • PC Platform




  • 5-10 hours per week, remote and in-person for tech setup

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