From John Jay College:

Since 2017, the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, the Center for American Progress, and the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation have co-hosted the SMART ON CRIME INNOVATIONS CONFERENCE to showcase the progress being made across the country to move communities toward a smarter, fairer, and more effective criminal justice system. This year, we continue to raise some of the deep questions around criminal justice – especially how to fight for transformation while pressing for wins wherever possible. The Conference joins together a large and diverse group of presenters and attendees including community leaders, criminal justice practitioners, elected officials, businesses, foundations, the media, and researchers.


Inimai Chettiar – Justice Action Network

Beth Avery – National Employment Law Project

Arthur Rizer – R Street Institute

Evonne Silva – Code for America

Quintin Williams – Heartland Alliance

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