Common Justice’s Executive Director Danielle Sered at the Smart on Crime Innovations Conference

Recently, Common Justice’s Executive Director Danielle Sered was invited to John Jay College’s 2018 Smart on Crime Innovations Conference. 

Young Men of Color and the Other Side of Harm

Vera Institute 

Attention is increasingly being paid to the disparities young men of color face in our society, including their disproportionate involvement in the criminal justice system as those responsible for crime. 

It Doesn't Have to Be This Way

The Vera Institute of Justice teamed up with Chicago Ideas to reenvision the American prison system, and imagine a society in which prisons serve as rehabilitation facilities for communities and citizens, rather than as crippling institutions. 

Lawyers And Legal Experts Discuss The Role Of Prosecutors In Criminal Justice

The Washington Post

The Washington Post's Tom Jackman discusses the role of courts in the criminal justice system with William Otis of Georgetown University, Mark O'Mara, Former prosecutor, defense attorney and CNN analyst, Adam Foss, Co-founder of Prosecutor Integrity and Danielle Sered, Director of Common Justice.

Restorative Justice: Why Do We Need It?


There is a group of people who need us to end mass incarceration more than almost any other: crime survivors.

The Case for Diversion / Race and Justice in America

Danielle Sered, Director of Common Justice, Vera Institute of Justice With Scott Stossel, The Atlantic With thanks to our underwriters: Open Society Foundation (Founding) The Joyce Foundation (Presenting) Ford Foundation (Supporting) The Annie E. Casey Foundation (Contributing) The Jacob & Valeria Langeloth Foundation (Contributing)

Ever After

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