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How Local Governments Can Put Opioid Dollars Toward Proven Solutions

Misuse of historic tobacco settlement funds is a cautionary tale as opioid lawsuits pick up steam. Done right, ‘it is a fact to say we can prevent substance abuse.’

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New Jersey Pretrial Reform

The pretrial justice system in America is broken. But the Criminal Justice Reform Act in New Jersey has taken important steps toward fixing it. The 2017 act replaced a cash-based bail system with a risk-based bail system. Here is how it works.


‘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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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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