Shareof the world’s prisoners locked up in the U.S.
Amountthe U.S. spends on correction services every year.
Morelikely that black children will be incarcerated compared to white children in America.
We invest in leading organizations and innovative programs that work to safely reduce the number of incarcerated people in the U.S. and systematically strengthen education and employment options for people leaving jail or prison.
In June 2017, visionary arts advocate Agnes Gund announced that proceeds from the sale of a beloved painting would create a fund to support efforts to reform the American criminal justice system. The Art for Justice Fund builds on her unprecedented generosity in order to drive meaningful change.
— Agnes Gund
February 14, 2018 | The Art Newspaper
Meet the Collector Who Signed Away Her Masterpiece to Reform the Criminal Justice System
“Agnes Gund talks to us about how she uses her philanthropy to push for change”Read More
February 2, 2018 | Newsweek
Georgia Police Suspend Program Allowing Landlords to Refuse Tenants with Criminal Records
“Authorities in Savannah suspended a program this week that gave landlords the power to turn away tenants with criminal records.”Read More
January 31, 2018 | JSTOR Daily
Why Does the U.S. Sentence Children to Life in Prison?
“The United States is the only country in the world that sentences people to die in prison for offenses committed as children.”Read More