- The Ordinary People Society
- Award Date:
- For general support.
The Open Philanthropy Project awarded a grant of $125,000 to The Ordinary People Society (TOPS) to support Pastor Kenneth Glasgow in launching the Prodigal Child Project, which will train and organize pastors in Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, and Georgia as advocates for reducing incarceration. This grant falls within Open Philanthropy's work on criminal justice reform, one of its focus areas within U.S. Policy.
Pastor Kenneth Glasgow is a nationally prominent, formerly incarcerated leader who has been involved in advocacy and organizing in the southern U.S. for many years. Pastor Glasgow founded TOPS in 2001 to organize and provide support for people impacted by incarceration.