Criminal Justice Reform
Take a look at how the Minneapolis Foundation is reimaging public safety at a systems level and supporting local gun violence prevention efforts.See Resource
The Innocence Project works to create fair, compassionate, and equitable justice systems. Chanda sat down with two leaders in this work, Peter Neufeld and Sara Jones, to talk about the new approach prosecutors are taking to shift the culture of the criminal legal system.
We are committed to dismantling the pervasive racial inequities of our society’s criminal legal system. Explore the ways we are pursuing justice, equity, and healing.
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Fund for Safe Communities grants will support local organizations that are hosting gatherings and activities for Minneapolis youth and adults.Read Story
Our Chief Impact Officer and Senior Vice President, Chanda Smith Baker, contributed to this report featuring a broad ecosystem of nonprofits, coalitions, and leaders of color that are working across the United States to transform the criminal legal system to one that is just and equitable.Visit
This episode of Conversations with Chanda dives deep into policing with Tracey L. Meares, the Walton Hale Hamilton Professor and Founding Director of the Justice Collaboratory at Yale Law School. Chanda and Tracey discuss the challenges police departments face as they work to ensure public safety while also building public trust.Listen
In this review of bail and pretrial justice in the United States, the authors analyze how the field of bail operates and why it operates as it does, focusing on its official and unofficial objectives, core assumptions and values, power dynamics, and technologies.Read
The grant will enable the Conviction Review Unit to hire a paralegal, pay for services such as forensic testing and translation, and cover other expenses.Read Story