Layla Abdullah is a Resource Coordinator for the Supervised Release program at Brooklyn Justice Initiatives. Abdullah previously interned at Project More, an organization that works to reintegrate formerly incarcerated people into the community and help provide services to their families.
He leads the Center's work on a range of national criminal justice reform initiatives, including the Mac Arthur Foundation’s Safety and Justice Challenge.
You can also find information about federal funding opportunities related to family violence.
He was previously the director of the Red Hook Community Justice Center and led the planning and rollout of Brooklyn Justice Initiatives.
He was also involved in planning the court and clinical operations for Newark Community Solutions.
In addition to multiple articles and opinion pieces, he is the co-author of (The New Press, forthcoming) and ‘Empirical Means to Decarcerative Ends?
Advancing the Science and Practice of Risk Assessment’ (book chapter, Oxford University Press, forthcoming).