Vera Institute of Justice’s SAFE Initiative Launches Community Partnership Program in Support of Universal Representation for Immigrants In the midst of the pandemic and federal attacks on immigrant communities, program grants will elevate directly impacted voices and support grassroots organizing for publicly funded deportation defense for immigrants.


SAFE Network Expands to 18 Communities Fighting for Legal Representation for Immigrants Facing Deportation

6 new communities will join the growing movement to ensure a fair day in court for every immigrant

NEW YORK, NY – The Vera Institute of Justice today announced an expansion of the Safety and Fairness for Everyone (SAFE) Network with the addition of six new communities: Philadelphia, PA, Long Beach, CA, Ramsey County/St. Paul, MN, Dallas, TX, San Francisco, CA, and New Haven, CT. All new partners will receive various levels of support from Vera - ...

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July 16, 2019
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Daniela Gilbert Knows Community Is Central to Addressing Gun Violence

The recent rise in gun violence has encouraged leaders and activists to amplify solutions like community violence intervention (CVI) programs. These strategies work to reduce homicides and shootings by building relationships with people at the center of gun violence, and they can save cities millions. More cities are investing in these programs, wh ...

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  • Nazish Dholakia
    Nazish Dholakia
September 17, 2021
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