The Justice Fund At The New York Women’S Foundation Awards $700,000 In New Grants To End Mass Incarceration And Support Alternatives That Promote Justice And Safety

The Justice Fund at The New York Women’s Foundation (The Foundation) announced grants totaling $700,000 specifically earmarked to support local criminal justice reform, with a focus on the closure of Rikers Island. Established in 2018, The Justice Fund is a collaborative grantmaking and philanthropic mobilization effort that introduces a family-centered paradigm to help dismantle mass incarceration in New York City and supports organizations working to create new paths for stability in the lives of women, families and communities. The Justice Fund is a first of its kind philanthropic partnership engaging in local criminal justice reform leading with a gender and racial equity lens.

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