The policy analyst for the Criminal Justice Reform team at American Progress works to advance fair, just and proportional, comprehensive, and data- and evidence-driven public safety and criminal justice policies. The policy analyst will develop ideas for new policy prescriptions, conduct original research, write reports and other publications, and assist in the conceptualization and execution of a range of projects. This position requires a proven track record of strong research and writing skills and the ability to collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders to translate research into concrete policies.
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