Promise of Justice Initiative — East Baton Rouge Parish Prison Reform Coalition (2019)

Rally at a Metro City Council meeting. (Photo courtesy of PJI.)
Organization Name 
Award Date 
11/2019
Grant Amount 
$170,000
Purpose 
To support the work of the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison Reform Coalition.
Topic (focus area) 

Grant investigator: Chloe Cockburn

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The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a grant of $170,000 over two years to the Promise of Justice Initiative to support the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison Reform Coalition in its ongoing efforts to reduce the number of people imprisoned in the East Baton Rouge jail.

This follows our December 2018 support and falls within our focus area of criminal justice reform.