Physicians advocating to eliminate the damaging health consequences that can result from negative interactions with the criminal justice system

Core Issues
Physicians for Criminal Justice Reform seeks to support the creation of a humane, egalitarian justice system by advocating for the following reforms.
Strategies
Physicians for Criminal Justice Reform seeks to support the creation of a humane, egalitarian justice system by using the following strategies.
Partners
PfCJR will partner with like-minded organizations to leverage multidisciplinary expertise in an effort to drive coordinated, cross-systemic change.

What is Pfcjr

Physicians for Criminal Justice Reform (PfCJR) was founded by a group of physicians who were struck by the myriad of ways that negative encounters with the criminal justice system lead to detrimental health consequences. We firmly believe that changing the interaction between the criminal justice system and individuals of targeted populations will ultimately lead to improved health of targeted communities. 

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