Our Work

We envision a criminal justice system that centers equity; it is less punitive and enhances long-term public safety; decriminalizes addiction, mental illness, and poverty; prepares individuals and communities for re-entry, and seeks to mitigate the collateral consequences of conviction and incarceration.

We utilize a public health framework that centers equity in planning and decision-making to deepen understanding of how the criminal justice system works from pre-arrest through adjudication, incarceration, and reentry and its impacts on families and communities.

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The Center for Health + Justice Transformation is a partnership between the Miriam Hospital and The Alpert Medical School at Brown University. Established in 2005, CHJT is a non-partisan research, advocacy, education, and policy organization.

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