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Video: How to Reform Policing in America

As Walter Katz, Vice President of Criminal Justice at Arnold Ventures, watched the excruciating eight minutes and 46 seconds of George Floyd's death unfold, he had only one question: Again? Here, he discusses the concrete actions necessary for real change.

5 Reasons Why

This series explores necessary policy changes in response to COVID-19.


‘She Literally Saved My Life’

An encounter with a LEAD caseworker took Joey Nash off the streets of Seattle and on track to a better life. It's a program meant to divert people in crisis to help, not incarceration. Watch his story.

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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.

Evidence-Based Policy

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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