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

Rally at a Metro City Council meeting. (Photo courtesy of PJI.)

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.

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

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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.

Promise of Justice Initiative — General Support

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Promise of Justice Initiative staff reviewed this page prior to publication.


The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a grant of $81,000 to the Promise of Justice Initiative for general support.

We do not plan to write in more detail about this grant at this time.