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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.
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Harms of Pretrial Detention

Vera Institute of Justice suggests the increased use of pretrial detention disproportionately harms people of color and people with lower incomes.
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Discussing Race in New Orleans’ Justice System

The Atlantic hosted Race + Justice: New Orleans to examine racial disparities in the justice system and how they can be addressed in reform efforts, especially in New Orleans.


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Stephanie Platz

Managing Director, Programs
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Aisha Edwards

Program Officer
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Bria L. Gillum

Program Officer
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Patrick Griffin

Senior Program Officer
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Quinn Hanzel

Grants Manager
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Mary McClanahan Thiel

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Erica Twyman

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Maurice Samuels

Senior Evaluation Officer
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Maria Speiser

Communications Officer
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