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A Competition to Address Mass Incarceration

Justice Reform Director Laurie Garduque describes the Foundation's shift in focus of its justice reform grantmaking from the juvenile to the adult system, and the development of the Safety and Justice Challenge.
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Call for Proposals: Innovative Projects in Criminal Justice Reform

MacArthur’s Safety and Justice Challenge seeks applications for the second round of competition through its Innovation Fund, which supports jurisdictions across the country to design and test innovative local justice reforms.
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Philadelphia Closes Jail Following Drop in Incarceration

The Philadelphia Department of Prisons announced plans to close the House of Correction, the oldest operating jail in the City of Philadelphia.
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A Citywide Conversation on Incarceration in Chicago Communities

Envisioning Justice is a two-year initiative by Illinois Humanities that uses the arts and humanities to engage Chicago residents in conversation about the impact of incarceration on local communities and approaches for lessening that impact.
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Visualizing 10.6 Million Jail Admissions Each Year

An artistic collaboration between Prison Policy Initiative and data journalist and illustrator Mona Chalabi provides a visualization of the 10.6 million jail admissions in the United States every year.

"Missing: Criminal Justice Data"

The New York Times

Staff

Portrait of Valerie Chang

Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
Portrait of Patrick Griffin

Patrick Griffin

Senior Program Officer
Portrait of Quinn Hanzel

Quinn Hanzel

Grants Manager
Portrait of Mary McClanahan Thiel

Mary McClanahan Thiel

Team Coordinator
Portrait of Erica Twyman

Erica Twyman

Team Administrator
Portrait of Meredith Klein

Meredith Klein

Senior Communications Officer
Portrait of Maurice Samuels

Maurice Samuels

Program Officer