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The MacArthur Foundation’s Safety and Justice Challenge is supporting systemic reform efforts around the country.

In 2015, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation launched the Safety and Justice Challenge (SJC), its multiyear, $100 million initiative to address mass incarceration and racial disparities in America’s jails.The Safety and Justice Challenge, “About Jails,”

Through SJC, nearly 50 jurisdictions around the country, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Multnomah County, Oregon, have begun working toward these goals.The Safety and Justice Challenge, “About Jails,” As data and results from these projects begin to emerge in 2018, advocates and reformers will be monitoring closely to learn what is—and isn’t—working.