Check Out the Vera Institute of Justice’s “60 Years of Fighting for Justice” 2021 Annual Report

This month, the Vera Institute of Justice (Vera) released its annual report celebrating their 60-year anniversary and library of work to transform justice systems, end overcriminalization, and reduce mass incarceration of people of color, immigrants, and people experiencing poverty. Supported by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance FY 2020 Second Chance Act Training and Technical Assistance Program, the report shares the incredible strides made among local housing authorities across 17 states to remove restrictions that prevent incarcerated people from obtaining housing through Vera’s Opening Doors to Public Housing Initiative. The annual report also shares its history, heartfelt memoriam for Vera’s late founder - Herb Sturz, a collection of articles on issues addressed this year, and 2021 financial information.

View the report to learn more.