Cornerstone spoke to leaders from two “Strategic Allies” of the Safety and Justice Challenge, David LaBahn and Jo-Ann Wallace, about why these partnerships are important. LaBahn is President and CEO of the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA), and Wallace is
The Overuse of Jails Hurts Our Communities
The primary purpose of jails is to detain those awaiting trial who are a danger to public safety or a flight risk. But they now hold many who are neither, at exorbitant fiscal and social costs.
A total of 191 applications were submitted to the Challenge from jurisdictions spanning 45 states. Meet the 20 that were selected to participate in the Challenge Network.