Half of all Americans have immediate family members who have been incarcerated. Half.
The impacts of our criminal legal system are felt in every corner of society, and our punishment-first approach not only fails to keep our communities safe, but also perpetuates cycles of harm.
That’s why we are solely and uniquely dedicated to funding efforts on the frontlines of criminal justice reform. So much incredible work is happening, and we exist to power that work and accelerate change.
The Justice Accelerator Fund received initial funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, with a gift of $350 million over five years.
Please continue working with your CZI program officer contact for the time being; all grant payments, reports and other activities will remain the same.
Once the Justice Accelerator Fund is operational later in 2021, CZI will transfer all relationships to the Fund. Please be sure to sign up for our email list to receive updates.
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