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Carson Whitelemons

Criminal Justice Manager

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Josh Andrus

Carson Whitelemons develops and manages criminal justice grants, focusing on fees and fines, community supervision, and prison reform.

Prior to joining Arnold Ventures, Carson worked as a consultant for the Fines and Fees Justice Center analyzing the impact of driver’s license suspensions for nonpayment of fees and fines. As a Criminal Justice Fellow at the Policy Advocacy Clinic at Berkeley Law, she co-authored a fiscal analysis on fees and fines in California, as well as performing quantitative research on the implementation of juvenile fee reform.

Previously, Carson worked at the Brennan Center for Justice, first as a research associate on the voting rights team, and then as a grants manager for the entire organization. Her work focused on voting rights restoration and voter ID laws.

Carson received a master's in public policy from the University of California, Berkeley and a bachelor’s in government from Smith College.

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Josh Andrus
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