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Sara Friedman

Deputy Program Director, State Initiatives

Sara Friedman leads project management for states implementing Justice Reinvestment legislation, helping states adopt and measure research-driven corrections and community supervision policies and practices that reduce recidivism. Prior to joining the CSG Justice Center, Sara was the director of Resource Development for the Center for Community Alternatives, a nonprofit organization that provides alternative-to-incarceration programs. In this role, she focused on grant writing, program development, and building organizational capacity through data collection and program evaluation. Sara earned her BA from the University of Pennsylvania and her MPA from the New York University Wagner School of Public Service.

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