Vera @45 Building on a Legacy of Innovation

This video, produced to commemorate Vera's 45th anniversary, highlights the many ways Vera has worked over the years in partnership with leaders in government and civil society to make the systems people rely on for justice and safety fairer and more effective. Featured projects and programs include the Guardianship Project, Adolescent Portable Therapy, the Prosecution and Racial Justice Program and the Accessing Safety Initiative.


Operation Streamline

No Evidence that Criminal Prosecution Deters Migration

The mass criminal prosecution and incarceration of people entering the country without authorization along the Southwest border has been acclaimed as a success in deterring others from making the same journey. Analysis by the Vera Institute of Justice and Dr. Jonathan Kringen of the University of New Haven, however, shows that there is no evidence ...

  • Michael Corradini, Laura Simich, Karen Berberich, Jonathan Kringen, Meredith Emigh
June 06, 2018