For a more equitable criminal legal system
The Microsoft Justice Reform Initiative works to empower communities and advance equity and fairness in the justice system.
Supporting alternatives to incarceration
Learn how communities are providing alternatives to arrest and incarceration for low level offenses with a focus on mental health.
Expanding access to data-driven insights
Learn how Colorado district attorneys are leveraging community feedback to expand access to data-driven insights
As part of our overall commitment to protecting fundamental rights and addressing racial injustice, we're working to provide data and technology to organizations working to support alternatives to incarceration, accelerate new models of public safety, and expand access to data-driven insights.
Learn more about the partners and projects we support in their work to create a more equitable justice system in the U.S.
The Vera Institute works to improve data access to advance racial equity in district attorney’s offices in the U.S. The program provides tools and resources to help better utilize data in decision-making.
LEAD National Support Bureau
The LEAD “divert-first” approach helps reduce the criminalization and repeated arrests of people whose unlawful conduct stems from unmanaged behavioral illness.
National Office of Violence Prevention Network
The National Institute for Criminal Justice Reform works to implement violence prevention programs with community-based organizations throughout the U.S.
Reimagining Public Safety
The Policing Project at New York University School of Law is working to reimagine how government responds to community needs and create a community-centered framework.
Center for Justice Innovation
The Center for Justice Innovation works with governments and communities to develop and run programs that reduce the use of incarceration, increase equity, and strengthen neighborhoods.
Prosecutorial Performance Indicators
Prosecutorial Performance Indicators (PPI) is a national effort to expand access to insights through a suite of indicators for prosecutors committed to measuring effectiveness and fairness.
Just Communities Arizona is working to learn how Tucson residents define community safety and what investments they think would improve their overall safety and well-being.
Salvation and Social Justice
Salvation and Social Justice leverages Microsoft technology to enable a custom platform that logs community interactions and crisis calls to help prevent and interrupt violence.
Catalyst Grant Program
In partnership with the Urban Institute, we’re working to help local organizations use data and technology to advance racial equity in prevention, policing, and prosecution.Learn more about the program