Throughout the state of California, organizers and communities impacted by incarceration are demanding an end to jail expansion.
The CA Criminal Justice Funders Group (CCJFG) is excited to host a two-day event exploring the current landscape of criminal justice reform, including upcoming legislation and ballot measures that both advance and impede the efforts of the movement to end mass incarceration.
Join Lateefah Simon from Akonadi Foundation and strategists of Dignity in Schools Campaign California (DSC CA) to build allies in philanthropy who are willing to invest in movement building leadership to keep California at the forefront ending criminalization in our schools and dismantling the sc
With the generous support of the San Francisco Foundation, the California Criminal Justice Funders Group (CCJFG) has researched existing fellowship programs for formerly incarcerated people within the criminal justice field.
Too often, government programs and courts levy burdensome fines and fees on people, partly to generate revenue to balance public budgets. There is often an insidious and unintended impact of this practice– to entrap low-income people in long-term cycles of debt and entrench them in poverty.