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Multnomah County is the home of Portland. It is recognized for its criminal justice leadership, and has made a significant investment in assessment and planning related to jail diversion, improving public safety, and increasing supports for populations with disproportionate jail use. Multnomah County partners have a strong history of collaborative criminal justice reform. Notable examples […]

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20 DIVERSE COMMUNITIES RECEIVE MACARTHUR SUPPORT TO REDUCE JAIL POPULATIONS, IMPROVE LOCAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, AND MODEL REFORMS FOR THE NATION Chicago, IL, April 13, 2016 – The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today announced nearly $25 million in support for ambitious plans to create fairer, more effective local justice systems across the country. […]

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“I was part of the launch of the MacArthur Foundation’s Safety and Justice Challenge, which is working with New York City, Chicago and Philadelphia as well as smaller counties like Pennington County in South Dakota and Multnomah County in Oregon to create plans that will reduce incarceration while prioritizing public safety.”

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