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February 8, 2023 Milwaukee County Awarded Capstone Grant by MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Challenge

The Milwaukee Community Justice Council is the recipient of a three-year Safety and Justice Challenge capstone grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

April 27, 2022 - CJC Announces Subgrant Awards to 4 Community Organizations

The Milwaukee Community Justice Council has awarded four grants to local community-based organizations to fund projects that prevent criminal legal system involvement, advance equity, and support public health approaches to violence.

October 5, 2021 - Meet Jarvell Williams, Racial Equity Coordinator

Welcome the CJC's graduate student and Trinity Fellow from Marquette University, Jarvell Williams.

September 24, 2021 - Personal Reflection of HOC Tour, by Amillia Heredia, CJC Summer Intern

CJC intern Amillia Heredia describes what she learned from a tour of the House of Correction.

September 14, 2021 - Meet Christiana Robinson, Fall 2021 CJC Intern

Meet Christiana Robinson, a CJC intern from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

August 20, 2021 - Meet Amillia Heredia, Summer 2021 CJC Intern

Meet the CJC's new graduate student intern from UW-Milwaukee, Amillia Heredia!

July 14, 2021 - Milwaukee County Joins Behavioral Health-Focused Expansion of Local Criminal Justice Reform Efforts

Milwaukee County joins ten other communities in a collaborative effort to maximize learning about how to advance behavioral health reform and diversion across the criminal justice system

February 9, 2021 - Milwaukee County Awarded New Funding from MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Challenge to Rethink Local Justice System

By way of the Milwaukee Community Justice Council, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s Safety and Justice Challenge has awarded Milwaukee County $1.34 million to continue building on efforts to rethink the local criminal justice system, prevent unnecessary jail use, and eliminate racial inequities.

December 18, 2019 - Addressing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Criminal Justice System

Since joining the Safety & Justice Challenge (SJC) Network, the CJC and system stakeholders have implemented various strategies to address over-reliance on the local jail. MacArthur Foundation also encourages SJC sites to take a deeper look at racial and ethnic disparities in the system.

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