Public Safety Performance Project

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Meet the team

Adam Gelb

Director

Adam Gelb directs Pew’s public safety performance project, which helps states advance policies and practices in adult and juvenile sentencing and corrections to protect public safety, hold offenders accountable, and control corrections costs. 

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Jake Horowitz

Director

Jake Horowitz is the director of research and policy for The Pew Charitable Trusts’ public safety performance project, which advances data-driven, fiscally sound policies and practices in the criminal and juvenile corrections systems that protect public safety, hold offenders accountable, and control costs. 

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Dana Shoenberg

Senior Manager

Dana Shoenberg is a senior manager with The Pew Charitable Trusts’ public safety performance project. She leads a policy team that partners with policymakers, agency leaders, and other stakeholders to develop and advance data-driven and research-based juvenile justice system reforms. Before joining Pew, she worked for the Center for Children’s Law and Policy and the U.S. Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division. She has also served as a court-appointed expert on conditions of confinement and juvenile justice practices, and taught juvenile justice and family law at American University’s Washington College of Law and at the University of Baltimore Law School. Shoenberg holds a master’s degree from Georgetown University Law Center, a law degree from Yale University, and a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University.