Pretrial Justice Institute
200 East Pratt Street, Suite 4100
Baltimore, MD 21202

(667) 281-9141

Justice starts here.

Who We Are

Equity-driven pretrial reform

Our framework for change is Local Antiracist Pretrial Justice (LAPJ), where community members and public officials partner to implement decarceral solutions rooted in equity, safety and well-being for all.

Our Approach
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Big ideas for shrinking the system

As a nation, we arrest too many people for behaviors that have nothing to do with safety. See how the stats shake out.

Wendy Shang
Studies & Stats

Inform. Inspire. Mobilize.

PJI informs, inspires and mobilizes pretrial changemakers working to end mass incarceration.

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Using data to fight mass incarceration

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Become a champion for pretrial justice

Get the tools to advance Local Antiracist Pretrial Justice. Our courses give community and system folks a chance to connect and learn together—guided by our dynamic faculty who center equity in every lesson.

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Join PJI for a conversation

We tackle the most pressing issues in pretrial justice. Hear from some of the most respected leaders in the space—and bring your own questions and insights. Plus, view past events on demand.

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