Transforming the District’s Approach to Public Safety.

DC Justice Lab is researching, mobilizing, and advocating for large-scale changes to the criminal legal system.

Discover Solutions for A Safe and Free DC

Community violence cannot be solved through state violence alone. We need meaningful investment in solutions that are proven to work.

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Announcements

This racial equity framework is a resource that can be used by policymakers, researchers, and organizations working in gun violence prevention.   Click here to learn more

Distinguished Adjunct Faculty Teaching Award given to Executive Director of DC Justice Lab   Click here to learn more

DC Justice Lab named One of the Best local charities by Catalogue for Philanthropy in 2021-2022   Click here to learn more

Sign on to a #SafeAndFreeDC: A new, evidence-based legislative agenda that is directly responsive to our community’s needs and goals

D.C. voters strongly prefer investments in social services and treatment programs to tough on crime policies   Click here to learn more

The Washington Lawyers’ Committee on Civil Rights and Urban Affairs honored DC Justice Lab with this year’s prestigious Alfred McKenzie Award

REIA tool

This racial equity framework is a resource that can be used by policymakers, researchers, and organizations working in gun violence prevention.   Click here to learn more

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GW Award

Distinguished Adjunct Faculty Teaching Award given to Executive Director of DC Justice Lab   Click here to learn more

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Movement Mixer

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RSVP to join us for cocktails during the Congressional Black Caucus’ Annual Legislative Conference!

Thursday, Sept. 29 | 6-9PM EDT

Ivy City Smokehouse
1356 Okie St NE, Washington, DC 20002

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