About the Smart On Crime Innovations Conference

The Smart On Crime Innovations Conference brought together community leaders, criminal justice practitioners, elected officials, businesses, foundations, the media, and researchers to showcase promising criminal justice interventions informed by evidence and data.

The Conference serves as a public statement that people from across the ideological spectrum are committed to pursuing smart, fair, and effective criminal justice and public safety policies.

 

What is Smart on Crime?

Smart on crime is an approach to criminal justice and public safety policies that embraces the following principles:

Promote FAIR laws, and fair enforcement of the laws, that uphold and protect constitutional rights.

Pursue JUST AND PROPORTIONAL responses to crime that eliminate disparate impacts of the criminal justice system.

Ensure that criminal justice strategies are EFFECTIVE and driven by evidence and data.

Bolster COMPREHENSIVE prevention and reentry investments to reduce recidivism and close opportunity gaps.

VIDEO ARCHIVE

Featured Speakers

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Eric H. Holder, Jr.

Former U.S. Attorney General

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Nathan Deal

Governor of Georgia

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Cory Booker

U.S. Senator, New Jersey

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Karol V. Mason

John Jay College

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Anquan Boldin

Retired NFL Wide Receiver

Robert Ehrlich

Robert L. Ehrlich

Former Governor of Maryland

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Vanita Gupta

Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

Mark Holden

Mark Holden

Koch Industries

Glenn Martin

Glenn E. Martin

Just Leadership USA

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Brittany Packnett

Build Love + Power

Neera Tanden

Neera Tanden

Center for American Progress

Nick Turner

Nicholas Turner

Vera Institute

Matt Alsdorf

Matt Alsdorf

The Laura and John Arnold Foundation

Daryl Atkinson

Daryl Atkinson

Forward Justice

Scott Budnick

Scott Budnick

Anti-Recidivism Coalition

Ed Chung

Ed Chung

Center for American Progress

Craig DeRoche

Craig DeRoche

Prison Fellowship

Adam Gelb

Adam Gelb

Pew Public Safety Performance Project

Greg Glod

Greg Glod

Right on Crime

Jasmine Heiss

Jasmine Heiss

Coalition for Public Safety

Teresa Hodge

Teresa Hodge

Mission Launch

David Kennedy

David Kennedy

National Network for Safe Communities

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Vivian Nixon

College and Community Fellowship

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Jon Rapping

Gideon’s Promise

Malika Saadr Saar

Malika Saadr Saar

Google

Ronal Serpas

Ronal Serpas

Law Enforcement Leaders to Reduce Crime & Incarceration

Amy Solomon

Amy Solomon

The Laura and John Arnold Foundation

Zoe Towns

Zoe Towns

FWD.us

John Wetzel

John Wetzel

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections

Cyrus Vance

Cyrus Vance, Jr.

New York County District Attorney

SPONSORS

Conference Hosts

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Generously Supported By

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In Partnership with

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