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Essie Justice Group — General Support (August 2019)

Young participants at Essie's Women Moving Mountains Healing Retreat. (Photo courtesy of the Essie Justice Group)
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Grant investigator: Chloe Cockburn

This page was reviewed but not written by the grant investigator. Essie Justice Group staff also reviewed this page prior to publication.

The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a grant of $150,000 to the Essie Justice Group for general support. The Essie Justice Group organizes women with incarcerated loved ones for criminal justice reform. The Essie Justice Group plans to use these funds to build its membership, train cohorts of women impacted by incarceration, and move the trained leaders into campaigns.

This follows our October 2017 support and falls within our focus area of criminal justice reform.