Stopping Violence Before It Starts

Oakland's citywide violence prevention initiative tackles this issue.

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Advancing Effective Justice Policies

Individuals involved with the justice system face major challenges as they start over. Our work helps improve their prospects.

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We study programs and services to improve education and employment outcomes, strengthen family relationships, and provide health and financial supports for people involved with the justice system. Our researchers evaluate initiatives for multiple populations, including youth offenders, adults in jails and prisons, and former offenders. Our work provides insight into the effectiveness of interventions at many points of contact with the juvenile and criminal justice systems, including violence prevention programs, bail programs, and juvenile justice reform efforts in cities and counties across the country.
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Expert Spotlight
  • Brigitte Manteuffel
    Senior Fellow

    Brigitte Manteuffel has more than 30 years of experience in research, evaluation, and behavioral health.

    • Health
    • Opioids
    • Disability
    • Human Services
    • Justice
    • Population Health
    • Medicaid and CHIP
    • Quality Improvement
    • State Health Programs