Juvenile Justice

Job Post: Staff Accountant - The Tow Foundation

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12/03/2018

NEW CANAAN, CT -- The Tow Foundation is seeking a partner with the Manager of Finance and Administration to support the objectives and goals of the Foundation through the performance of the Foundation’s day-to-day accounting functions to ensure accuracy, completeness, and timeliness in the processing and reporting of the Foundation’s finances. 

Paroled After Two Decades In Prison, James Jeter Will Attend Trinity College This Fall

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07/08/2018

HARTFORD, CT -- The Hartford Courant reports on James Jeter a year after his early release from prison. Jeter, now 38, plans to attend Trinity College in the fall. He works for Dwight Hall’s Yale Prison Education Initiative, a post funded by the Tow Foundation, organizing workshops and panels about incarceration and re-entry.

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A Juvenile Justice Funder Hits the Reset Button. What Happened?

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04/29/2017

NEW CANAAN, CT -- The Sierra Health Foundation is a California-based funder that describes its mission as forging “new paths to promote health and racial equity in partnership with communities, organizations and leaders.” Five years ago, it began working to reform California’s notoriously destructive juvenile justice reform system. The Tow Foundation is another funder in this space, working mainly in New York and Connecticut. Among other things, it believes the media can be messengers for this change, and supports training and conferences for journalists and bloggers.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Replica Solitary Confinement Cell Project: “Inside the Box” - 1/30/17

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01/27/2017

NEW HAVEN, CT -- Replica Solitary Confinement Cell Project: “Inside the Box,” created by the The National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT), is a replica solitary confinement cell project that encourages the public to sit inside a ten-foot by twelve-foot replica solitary confinement cell. The cell will be open to the public from January 30 to February 18, 2017.

Tow Institute for Youth Justice Created at UNH to Further Connecticut’s Reforms

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10/02/2014

WEST HAVEN, CT – In order to further Connecticut’s ambitious reforms in juvenile justice and to provide national leadership, the University of New Haven’s Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences today announced the opening of the Tow Institute for Youth Justice.

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