The Work

LEAD Pre-Arrest Diversion

LEAD (law enforcement assisted diversion) is a public health framework that reduces both harm and recidivism, equipping officers with an alternative to arrest that addresses underlying needs and the mass incarceration crisis. As the chair of the Buffalo LEAD working group, Tanvier coordinates meetings between […]

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Justice Roadmap

Justice Roadmap is a platform—created and fueled by the directly impacted, advocates, and organizers across New York State—that pushes for intersectional legislative action to challenge criminal and immigrant legal systems that harm communities and fuel mass incarceration. Each year, the Roadmap releases a guide of […]

The Work

Free the People WNY

Free The People WNY is a coalition of organizers and organizations—including the formerly incarcerated, directly affected people, activists, and attorneys—that envisions a world free from the violence and death of mass incarceration. We act together to dismantle a justice system built on white supremacy and […]