To support the Criminal Justice Project by continuing to fund three community organisers to engage, support and empower the communities in which the Legal Defense and Educational Fund is litigating race-related criminal justice reform cases and in jurisdictions demonstrating a need and opportunity for systemic race-related criminal justice reform.

Grant Amount


Year Awarded



18 Months

Related Resources


Race & Criminal Justice Reform

Global Impact:

United States

Historical Programme Affiliations:

Reconciliation & Human Rights

Foundation Center Themes:

Minority Rights, Justice Rights

Foundation Center Approaches:

Public Engagement & Education, Strategic Communications, Strategic Litigation