National Family Defense Project — General Support

Organization:
National Family Defense Project
Award Date:
07/2018
Amount:
$70,000
Purpose:
For general support.

The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a grant of $70,000 to support the formation of a new organization —the National Family Defense Project, led by Lisa Sangoi and Erin Miles Cloud — via Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs. The organization will work on challenging the separation of children from their parents under current policies of the criminal justice and child welfare systems. The Open Philanthropy Project previously recommended a grant to support a report on the impacts of drug policy and criminalization on child welfare, which was prepared by Lisa Sangoi.

This grant falls within Open Philanthropy's work on criminal justice reform.

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