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- To support work to end mass incarceration by increasing the visibility and changing the public will of Latinxs in favor of criminal justice reform.
The Open Philanthropy Project awarded a grant of $500,000 to LatinoJustice to enable it to launch the Criminal Justice Reform Policy & Practice Center, which will focus on advocacy, communications, and litigation. This grant falls within Open Philanthropy's work on criminal justice reform.
LatinoJustice is a nonprofit, national civil rights organization that aims to change and protect against discriminatory practices through advocacy and litigation. The two main goals of the new Center will be to support criminal justice policy reform and to encourage key organizations and Latinx activists to support criminal justice reform.