Legal Action Center
NYS Medicaid Enrollment/Linkages to Health Care of People in the Criminal Justice System
The grant supports the identification and promotion of partnerships among state and county health and corrections agencies, health insurance exchanges, Medicaid, New York State's new Health Homes, and substance use disorder/mental health service providers throughout the state to maximize enrollment and retention in Medicaid coverage within the context of the Affordable Care Act provisions. It will also explore linkages to healthcare services, for individuals at all stages of the criminal justice system, with particular emphasis on those being released from incarceration into their home communities.
ACLU National Prison Project
Stop Solitary National Campaign Coordinator
This project funds a National Campaign Coordinator to work under the direction of a Steering Committee of key groups in the reform solitary confinement movement in order to systematize communication and coordination across the movement; provide technical assistance to advocates in state campaigns and connect campaigners to share strategies across both adult and youth Stop Solitary campaigns; expand the movement nationally; and use resources more effectively and efficiently.
The Foundation's grant-making program is centered on the concepts of health and well-being. The Foundation's purpose is to promote and support effective and creative programs, practices and policies related to healing from illness, accident, physical, social or emotional trauma, and to extend the availability of programs that promote healing to underserved populations.