Safe & Just Communities
Quality of life in Detroit is tied to the city’s ability to provide a fair criminal legal system that effectively addresses crime and its root causes, and promotes enduring safety for Detroiters. The Hudson-Webber Foundation invests in innovative, racially equitable strategies that reduce crime and victimization and that improve community well-being.
Michigan Justice Fund -
The Foundation seeded and has provided $2.2 million to the Michigan Justice Fund (MJF) collaborative, housed at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan., to advance equitable justice policy.
Force Detroit was awarded $300,000 to support the build out of neighborhood-based Community Violence Interruption infrastructure in Detroit.
Michigan Safety and Justice Roundtable -
The Foundation, in partnership with the Michigan Committee on Juvenile Justice, the Mackinac Center for Public Policy and the Michigan League for Public Policy, released two Michigan Justice & Safety Roundtable reports developed from input provided by participants gathered at the Michigan Justice and Safety Roundtable, convened and hosted by the Foundation and its partners.
Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network (DWIHN)
was awarded $137,500 to support an integrated database to help the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office and the Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network better identify individuals for diversion and services and create a public jail population data dashboard.