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Public Safety Performance Project

Jake Horowitz


Jake Horowitz leads Pew’s public safety performance project, which advances data-driven, fiscally sound policies and practices in the criminal and juvenile justice systems that protect public safety, ensure accountability, and control corrections costs.

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Dana Shoenberg

Senior Manager

Dana Shoenberg is a senior manager for juvenile justice with The Pew Charitable Trusts’ public safety performance project. She leads a policy team that partners with policymakers, agency leaders, and other stakeholders to advance research-based reforms and oversees research and policy evaluations. Before joining Pew, Shoenberg 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 the University of Baltimore Law School. Shoenberg holds a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University, a master’s degree from Georgetown University Law Center, and a law degree from Yale University.

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