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“The American Civil Liberties Union, the MacArthur Foundation, and the U.S. Justice Action Network, a bipartisan coalition of advocacy groups, have all announced plans in recent weeks to redouble their work on criminal justice reform at the local level, where it arguably matters most. Of the estimated 2.2 million people incarcerated in the U.S., 86 […]

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“The triage center would provide medical and social services to the chronically homeless, addicts and individuals who often find themselves in hospital emergency rooms – whether they are hurt or not. It will also target those who are constantly rotating in and out of the criminal justice system.”

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“The City of Atlanta’s office of the public defender has been chosen to join to the Safety and Justice Challenge, a grant program awarded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to create a more fair and effective local justice system and model reforms for the nation, the city announced.”

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“The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Wednesday announced that Missoula County is one of 20 additional jurisdictions joining the Safety and Justice Challenge, a national $100 million initiative to reduce over-incarceration by changing the way America thinks about and uses jails.”

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