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):
Opening Doors: Safely Increasing Access to Public Housing for People with Conviction Histories
National TTA Center for Improving Police Responses to MHD/IDD
Supplement to the Current Safe Alternatives to Segregation Initiative