Criminal Law Reform
Reimagining our broken legal system through the lens of dignity, rehabilitation and justice.
- Vera Institute of Justice
Fueled by new leadership, Vera Institute of Justice was ready to channel the political and social upheaval of the 2010s into a radical repositioning.
- Brooklyn Defenders
A leading legal defense organization representing over 25,000 Brooklynites a year was ready to amplify the grit and grace of its vision, its people, its clients, and community.
- Osborne Association
Celebrating depth and dignity in Osborne’s century-long commitment to comprehensive services for incarcerated people and their families.
- CJA Pretrial Release Dashboard
Explore data about New Yorkers who were previously arrested, charged with an offense, and who were currently on pretrial release
- Justice Navigator
The Justice Navigator helps law enforcement agencies and communities make data-driven changes that advance more equitable policing.
- Vera Overdose Deaths and Jail Incarceration
Using Data to Confront Two Tragic Legacies of the U.S. War on Drugs
- Motion For Justice
A resource hub that equips prosecutors—the legal system’s powerful gatekeepers and decision makers—to reduce racism-fueled harm to Black and brown communities.
- Legal Action Center
LAC fights discrimination, builds health equity, and restores opportunities for people with criminal records, substance use disorders, and HIV/AIDS.
- Restoring Promise
Working cooperatively to honor heritage and build trust in programs that restore dignity to young adults in the criminal legal system.
- Todos Together
Nearly 1 million undocumented immigrants live in New York State. Many are excluded from Federal COVID-19 emergency assistance funds.
- What Policing Costs
Uncovering the true cost of policing in dozens of cities across America.
- Behavioral Health Crisis Alternatives
Highlighting how communities are mobilizing to provide safe, inclusive, and non-escalatory support to folks experiencing behavioral health crises.
- SAFE Initiative
Every person deserves the right to legal representation, regardless of immigration status.
- COVID-19 and Criminal Justice: City and State Spotlights
Shining a light on how U.S. cities responded — or didn't — to the coronavirus crisis within the prison system.
- Justice Not Fear
At this pivotal moment in sentencing reform, we should be building a more fair future. Instead, our leaders are using fear to double down on the status quo.
A more polished presence for the New York Association of Pretrial Services, whose members are dedicated to pretrial-release services and non-incarcerative alternatives for criminal cases.
- For the 6th
A campaign centered on saving public defense in the state of Louisiana.
- Health Is Justice
Impact advocacy to change laws and practices that punish instead of promote public health.
A new kind of movement that trains and equips public defenders to coalesce their individual experiences into a nationwide push for a more compassionate justice system.
- While They Wait
Nilda & her son fled violence only to be separated in the US. Together now & applying for asylum, they are among 1 million struggling to survive while they wait.
- New York City Criminal Justice Agency
CJA works to reduce unnecessary pretrial detention in NYC.
- Mass Bail Out
Raising awareness about the punishing injustice of bail and pretrial incarceration.
- In Defense Of
A multimedia platform for public defenders and their clients to share stories and drive action.
- Center for Employment Opportunity
Helping workforce members with criminal records write new chapters in their careers.