New York City's supervised release program is a nominee for the prestigious Innovations in American Government Award from Harvard University's Ash Center. As part of the initiative overseen by the Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice, we provide supervised release in three of New York City's five boroughs to thousands of defendants every year, helping them avoid incarceration simply because they cannot afford bail.
Our anti-violence program Save Our Streets works to change local norms around gun violence. Here a report on a "shooting response," a public demonstration organized by S.O.S. after every incident of gun violence.
As London grapples with an increase in violent crime, BBC News profiles our Save Our Streets program and its street-level public health approach to preventing gun violence and strengthening communities.
A video profile of our Restorative Justice in Schools program, an effort to address racial and other disparities in New York City school suspension rates and improve relationships school-wide through the use of alternative responses to misbehavior and conflict.
Our director, Greg Berman, argues the fight to transform the American justice system will not be won "from the offices of our foundations, elected officials, or editorial boards." Along with macro reform ideas, look for micro changes in practice with far-reaching implications.