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High Rates of Homelessness for Formerly Incarcerated

Rates of homelessness among the formerly incarcerated are 10 times that of the general public, which can create a cycle of repeated contact with the criminal justice system.
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Parents and Children Disproportionately Impacted by Steep Bail

Parents of children under 18 make up over half of those who are in pretrial detention because they cannot afford to post bail.
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Podcast Explores Impact of Jails on American Communities

The 70 Million podcast is telling stories of the people affected by incarceration and efforts to mitigate its impact.
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Mental Health Intervention Points in the Criminal Justice System

A report from the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) identifies six intervention points to divert people with mental illness from the criminal justice system for treatment and services—while still holding offenders accountable.

Staff

Portrait of Valerie Chang

Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
Portrait of Aisha Edwards

Aisha Edwards

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

Team Coordinator
Portrait of Erica Twyman

Erica Twyman

Team Administrator
Portrait of Maurice Samuels

Maurice Samuels

Program Officer
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