Jan

31

Safety and Justice Challenge Grantees Announced

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today announced 20 additional jurisdictions joining the Safety and Justice Challenge, a $100 million national initiative to reduce over-incarceration by changing the way America thinks about and uses jails. Through the Challenge’s Innovation Fund, jurisdictions will receive support and expert technical assistance to design and implement innovative local justice system reforms. The jurisdictions will work to address issues including behavioral health, racial and ethnic disparities, pretrial release and supervision, crisis intervention,…

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January 31, 2017, 12:00 am

SJCThe John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today announced 20 additional jurisdictions joining the Safety and Justice Challenge, a $100 million national initiative to reduce over-incarceration by changing the way America thinks about and uses jails. Through the Challenge’s Innovation Fund, jurisdictions will receive support and expert technical assistance to design and implement innovative local justice system reforms. The jurisdictions will work to address issues including behavioral health, racial and ethnic disparities, pretrial release and supervision, crisis intervention, and more. For more information about the Innovation Fund and to see a complete list of the 20 jurisdictions, visit safetyandjusticechallenge.org.


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