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70 Million Podcast Focusing on Reform

In its second season, the 70 Million podcast focuses on people pursuing bold solutions for mass incarceration in their communities.
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Reconsidering the “Violent Offender”

A report from the Square One Project at Columbia University examines the ramifications of labeling people as “violent offenders.”

"Jail Time for Not Paying Fines"

The New York Times
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Safety and Justice Challenge Evaluation Report

A strategy-level synthesis report for the evaluation of the Safety and Justice Challenge at baseline and first year of implementation.

Facebook Live Conversations at the Safety and Justice Challenge Network Meeting

Safety and Justice Challenge participants discuss on Facebook live best practices and the importance of community involvement for criminal justice reform.
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Avoiding Jail Expansion

A guide from Prison Policy Institute provides resources for people working to prevent unneeded jail expansion.
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Rethinking Justice, via the Arts

Envisioning Justice, a project of Illinois Humanities, uses creativity and art to create a public conversation about how to reimagine and reinvent the city’s criminal justice system.


Portrait of Stephanie Platz

Stephanie Platz

Managing Director, Programs
Portrait of Aisha Edwards

Aisha Edwards

Program Officer
Portrait of Bria L. Gillum

Bria L. Gillum

Program Officer
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

Portrait of Erica Twyman

Erica Twyman

Portrait of Maurice Samuels

Maurice Samuels

Senior Evaluation Officer
Portrait of Maria Speiser

Maria Speiser

Communications Officer
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