The Parole Preparation Project collaborates with and advocates for people serving life sentences in New York State prisons.

A person’s freedom is determined

~10,000 people
are serving life sentences in New York State prisons - New York has the second highest lifer population in the country
50+ years old
The majority of parole-eligible people serving life sentences are 50+ years old

Contact Us

For incarcerated people seeking assistance in the parole preparation process, please write to us at:
Parole Preparation Project
c/o Law Office of Michelle L. Lewin
168 Canal Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10013
For other inquiries:
Please call 347-620-5906 or email