Philanthropy & Redistribution
My favorite charity – sending cash to the poor has been shown to be the most efficient and effective method for aid. They are also running a Guaranteed Basic Income trial.
In-depth research and recommendations for where to put your donation dollars to do the most good.
- Open Philanthropy Project
“How can we accomplish as much good as possible?” From the people behind GiveWell and Good Ventures.
- Brennan Center for Justice
Policy and law research institute at NYU School of Law, seeking to improve systems of democracy and justice in the US.
How do we cut the prison population in half in the US? By humanizing the narrative and pursuing transformative legislation.
- Prison Policy Initiative
Research and advocacy to address mass criminalization and incarceration.
- The Last Mile
Teaching incarcerated people to code to improve re-entry outcomes.
- The Marshall Project
A journalism nonprofit specifically created to investigate the US criminal justice system.
- Vera Institute of Justice
Developing practical, innovative criminal justice reforms on the local and national level.
Transforming Violence Culture
- Alternatives to Violence Project
Transforming conflict in prisons and communities.
- Cure Violence
Treating violence as a contagious health issue – the people behind The Interrupters, a documentary about people who interrupt impending violence in the community before it happens.
- Life After Hate
Helping people in hate groups leave, and researching how that process happens.