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Podcast: How COVID-19 is Impacting Criminal Justice and Health Care Reform

Criminal Justice
Could Andrea High Bear’s Death Have Been Prevented?

She was a pregnant mother of five, transferred to a federal prison facility in the middle of a pandemic. And her death from the coronavirus a month later, advocates say, is the result of multiple failures in the criminal justice system.

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COVID-19: News & Stories

The Coronavirus pandemic has altered all aspects of how we work and live, and the nation's response to it has direct implications in the areas where we focus our philanthropic efforts. Find news and stories about its impact on Criminal Justice, Health, Public Finance, and Higher Education.

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Findings from RCT Grants

We fund RCTs across the spectrum of social policy. Read a one-page summary of each completed study, including the program evaluated, the key study findings, and a link to the full study report.

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‘This is the Future of Corrections’

Go inside the Young Men Emerging unit in the D.C. Department of Corrections with this in-depth short film, “Emerging: The Story of YME” — produced by a former YME member — and learn how they build community and help one another take ownership of their stories.

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