The Best Ideas Bubble Up From Communities
There are solutions to overhaul our nation’s approach to justice. There are ways to develop approaches to violence that transform the lives of those harmed, hold people accountable, heal our communities, and foster racial equity without relying on mass incarceration.
Prior justice reform efforts have been limited in impact because they have been top-down. It is time to shift the paradigm and allow individuals and communities impacted by our nation’s justice systems to have agency in their transformation.
Public Welfare Foundation feels so strongly about a new, transformative approach to justice that we shifted our grantmaking approach to focus on getting resources closer to the ground where promising solutions are happening.