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Over-Incarceration in America: National and Local Perspectives

Join a conversation on over-incarceration in America featuring national and local perspectives. Read More

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"Family Support in Graying Societies"

Pew Research Center
Related Grantee: Pew Research Center
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Assessing the Costs of Jails

A report from the Vera Institute of Justice shows that hidden costs make jails far more expensive than previously understood. Read More

Impacting Investing

Dollars and Change
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Reworking the Economy to Reduce Inequality

The Roosevelt Institute has released a comprehensive policy agenda for reducing inequality and improving economic performance by overhauling the laws and institutions that shape the economy. Read More