Safety and Justice Challenge

An old, abandoned state penitentiary cellblock bathed in sunlight.

Study Q&A: Report Examines Dangerous Effects of Pretrial Detention

Colorlines talked to the authors—who hail from Vera Institute of Justice and MacArthur Foundation’s Safety and Justice Challenge—about the report’s findings.

Women sleep in beds in an institutional setting

REPORT: Women Are Landing in Local Jails At An Alarming Rate

And those inmates are disproportionately Black and Latinx. A new study explores how incarceration impacts their lives—and their families.