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Press Releases

Statement on court order to deny motion for preliminary injunction in Collins v. Daniel

The Laura and John Arnold Foundation today issued the following statement on the court order to deny a motion for preliminary injunction in Collins v. Daniel:  We wholeheartedly agree with the U.S. District Court’s order, which concludes that plaintiffs are not likely to succeed on the merits of their claims, and which allows Bernalillo County, New Mexico, … Read More

Laura and John Arnold Foundation issues RFP to test interventions aimed at helping individuals who cycle through multiple systems

HOUSTON, TX—The Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) today issued a request for proposals (RFP) for randomized controlled trials (RCTs) focused on testing programs to help people who repeatedly cycle through the criminal justice, health care, and social service systems in their communities. In particular, LJAF is interested in proposals to evaluate established approaches such … Read More

Jeremy Travis to join the Laura and John Arnold Foundation as senior vice president of criminal justice

NEW YORK—The Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) announced today that Jeremy Travis, one of the nation’s preeminent criminal justice reformers, will join LJAF as senior vice president of criminal justice. Mr. Travis will lead LJAF’s criminal justice group, which will expand its reach with two additional hires announced today: Amy Solomon, a highly respected … Read More

Report: Houston’s financial future will be decided in large part in this legislative session

HOUSTON, TX—The Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) today released “A Pivotal Moment: Assessing Houston’s Plan for Pension Reform,” a report that provides an in-depth analysis of the City of Houston’s pension reform proposal currently pending in the Texas Legislature. The report finds that the proposal includes important changes that would help protect workers and … Read More

Laura and John Arnold Foundation to continue data-driven criminal justice effort launched under the Obama Administration

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) announced today that it is dramatically expanding its efforts to use data and analytics in order to address challenges in the criminal justice system. Former White House advisors Lynn Overmann and Kelly Jin have joined the Foundation to continue the work they began under the Obama Administration’s … Read More