National Family Defense Project — General Support

National Family Defense Project
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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.{footnote_1} 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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