The Policing Project at the NYU School of Law launched "Reimagining Public Safety," a new initiative that asks how people think about public safety, and how to achieve it. Through our Fund for Safe Communities, we are honored to be a partner and funder of this critical work.See Resource
The Minneapolis Foundation supported a newly released study from the University of Minnesota's Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice that covers the multifaceted consequences of a criminal conviction in Minnesota, including the financial obligations that come post-conviction.
Harvard University researchers released a report recommending ways Minneapolis should handle public safety. The study was funded in part by the Minneapolis Foundation and was done in response to calls for change following George Floyd's murder.
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The Minnesota Justice Research Center and the Minneapolis Foundation hosted a virtual forum for the candidates running for Hennepin County attorney.Visit
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