Vera Institute of Justice


The Vera Institute of Justice combines expertise in research, demonstration projects, and technical assistance to help leaders in government and civil society improve the systems people rely on for justice and safety.

Vera is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit center for justice policy and practice, with offices in New York City, Washington, DC, New Orleans, and Los Angeles. Their projects and reform initiatives, typically conducted in partnership with local, state, or national officials, are located across the United States and around the world.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Designed for Dignity: Transforming Prison Culture, Climates, and Spaces
  • Developing Blueprints for Statewide Reentry Continuums
  • Vera Institute of Justice Training and Technical Assistance Program
Provider Type: 
Nonprofit Organization
Headquarters Address: 
Main Office
34 35thStreet Suite 4-2A
Brooklyn, NY 11232
United States
Phone: (212) 334-1300
Fax: (212) 941-9407
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Other Office Locations: 
Washington, D.C. Office
1111 14th Street, Suite 920
Washington, D.C., DC 20005
Phone: (202) 465-8900
New Orleans Office
1307 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., Suite 203
New Orleans, LA 70113
Phone: (504) 312-4516
Los Angeles Office
634 S Spring Street, #300A
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Phone: (213) 416-0058