Justice Reform

17 May 2017

The Price of Justice: America’s Unfair Bail and Prosecution System

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 -
9:00am to 11:00am
The justice reform system in the United States has made one thing clear: the constitutional principle of “innocent until proven guilty” is only reserved for those who can afford it.
16 May 2017

Discuss Closing Rikers with Judge Jonathan Lippmann, Glenn Martin and Justice Reform Funders

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 -
9:00am to 11:00am
In February of 2016, two dozen policymakers, funders, advocates, and experts came together under the leadership of Judge Jonathan Lippmann to form an independent Commission to close the Rikers Island Prison Complex.
28 Feb 2017

Prison Is The Most Unaffordable Housing

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
There is a documented link between rising housing costs, the recent drastic growth of evictions, and the exploding prison population. Over 100 cities in the United States criminalize life-sustaining activities such as sleeping, eating, and food-...
02 Nov 2016

End the Sexual-Abuse-to-Prison Pipeline

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
In a discussion developed by Philanthropy New York's Funders of Women and Girls, members will explore the ways in which we criminalize the responses of girls — especially girls of color — who have been sexually and physically abused, and what we can...
13 Sep 2016

Intersections of Health and Justice: A Conversation on LEAD and New York’s Opioid Epidemic

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Health care costs associated with the current U.S. opioid epidemic total an estimated $25 billion, according to the CDC. Despite having the third-highest spending in the nation (more than $1.2 billion) to confront the challenge, New York’s opioid...
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