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Promise of Justice Initiative — East Baton Rouge Parish Prison Reform Coalition (2018)

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To support work on the Baton Rouge Parish Prison Reform Coalition campaign.
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Grant investigator: Chloe Cockburn

This page was reviewed but not written by the grant investigator. Promise of Justice Initiative staff reviewed this page prior to publication.

The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a grant of $75,000 to the Promise of Justice Initiative (PJI) to support the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison Reform Coalition, which is leading a campaign to replace the East Baton Rouge jail with a smaller, safer facility.

This discretionary grant follows our May 2016 support for PJI and falls within our focus area of criminal justice reform.