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Mirian Assumpcao e Lima

Ashoka Fellow since oct 2002

Brazil
Mírian Assumpção e Lima is teaching police officers and community members to work together to reduce violent crime and improve public safety in Brazilian cities. Lire la suite

Beena Chintalapuri

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2017

India
Dr. Beena is capacitating the Indian prison system to sustainably reduce recidivism and crime rates at a historical pace. Having institutionalized Unnati in all major prisons (over 11) of one state, Dr. Beena has brought down their recidivism rates from 80% to 1% and is now receiving formal... Lire la suite

Gina Clayton

Ashoka Fellow since avr 2017

United States
Gina Clayton is building a loving and powerful community for the millions of women who have loved ones behind bars to end the harm of the American criminal justice system to women and families. Lire la suite
Building on his personal, educational, and professional experience with the Brazilian penitentiary system, Roberto da Silva is implementing a comprehensive system for community co-management of prisons that provides citizen institutions with the technical training and partnerships necessary to turn... Lire la suite

Annys Darkwa

Ashoka Fellow since déc 2012

United Kingdom
Annys Darkwa has identified that stable, quality housing is a key linchpin in the cycle of re-offending, and she is solving this public sector problem with a private sector solution. Lire la suite

Luciana Delle Donne

Ashoka Fellow since fév 2016

Italy
Evidence shows that inmates who are able to work while in prison are less likely to re-offend. Many programs around the world give prisoners new skills for a life away from criminality upon their release. This has been very difficult in Italy because a law - initially designed to protect the... Lire la suite

Adam Foss

Ashoka Fellow since jan 2019

United States
Adam Foss founded Prosecutor Impact to repair our criminal justice system by shifting the culture and norms among prosecutors across the United States. Lire la suite

Erica Gerrity

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2018

United States
Incarcerated women in the US are particularly unwell and routinely denied access to quality healthcare in a system that was designed “by men, for men”. Through Ostara, Erica Gerrity transforms the experience of health education and prison birth and – in so doing – correctional facilities themselves.... Lire la suite

Sylvio José de Oliveira

Ashoka Fellow since sep 1992

Brazil
Sylvio Jose de Oliveira has created an independent, voluntary program in the Rio de Janeiro state prison system designed to prevent AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases from spreading among and through the inmates. The focus of this program is to provide health and hygiene information, and... Lire la suite
Planning consultant Raul Jungmann is tackling nothing less than the entire justice and security system in Brazil, working to reform its archaic institutions through popular participation. Lire la suite