On Giving Tuesday, Help the CSG Justice Center Advance Reforms that Improve Lives

November 30, 2020

The season of giving is here. Tuesday, December 1, is Giving Tuesday, and as you’re deciding what causes and organizations to support, don’t forget the millions of Americans impacted by crime and incarceration.

At a time of partisanship and division, The Council of State Governments finds ways to bring Republicans and Democrats together to make real improvements to state and local criminal justice systems. From the over-representation of people with mental illnesses in jails, to the unnecessary employment barriers imposed on people with criminal records, to the lack of support provided to crime victims, we advance reforms that improve lives and promote more effective use of government resources.

Our many initiatives and projects would not be possible without the support of people like you. This Giving Tuesday, please consider donating to this unique and impactful organization as we work to uphold justice, offer second chances, and ensure safe and healthy communities.


About the Author

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Sandra Jamet
Director of Foundation Relations, Finance, Operations and Administration
Sandy Jamet leads the CSG Justice Center’s efforts to broaden funding from private foundations to support its mission. She previously served as co-interim director and program director for operations in the Behavioral Health Division, where she managed its budget, supported
fundraising efforts, ensured grant compliance and achievement of strategic goals, and promoted staff development. Prior to joining the CSG Justice Center, Sandy was the associate vice president for foundation giving at the United Way of New York City. Previously, she led fundraising for the Corporation for Supportive Housing, which consistently exceeded its fundraising targets under her leadership. Sandy received a BA in economics from New York University and an MPA from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University.
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