How Involvement in the Criminal Justice System Affects Health

Impacts extend to education, employment, housing, and even family member well-being

How Involvement in the Criminal Justice System Affects Health

This infographic shows the myriad ways that involvement with the criminal justice system, particularly incarceration, can affect the health of individuals with criminal records and members of their families.

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Agenda for America

A collection of resources to help federal, state, and local decision-makers set an achievable agenda for all Americans

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Data-driven policymaking is not just a tool for finding new solutions for emerging challenges, it makes government more effective and better able to serve the public interest.

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States of Innovation

Data-driven state policy innovations across America

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Data-driven policymaking is not just a tool for finding new solutions for difficult challenges. When states serve their traditional role as laboratories of innovation, they increase the American people’s confidence that the government they choose—no matter the size—can be effective, responsive, and in the public interest.