Our Mission

The Illinois Innocence Project’s three-pronged mission guides our work to bring justice to the wrongfully convicted.


We free innocent people from Illinois prisons.


We educate students, the public and law enforcement about wrongful convictions.


We enact legislation to protect innocent people and prevent wrongful convictions.

Your Support Matters!

Your tax-deductible gift will help bring justice to the wrongfully convicted. Visit our donation page for more information or click the button on the right to donate now.

For more information about donating, visit our Donate page.