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    Reimagining Policing and Engaging the Community to Improve Public Safety

    Denver, CO

    Seasoned With Grace UnBoxed (UnBoxed) is a nonprofit organization based in Denver that focuses on improving quality of life for individuals and families impacted by systemic injustice resulting from overpolicing and mass incarceration. UnBoxed coordinates the Denver Task Force to Reimagine Policing and Public Safety to identify the best ideas and practices for developing a comprehensive community-based approach to policing and public safety.

    With Catalyst Grant funding, UnBoxed will work with the task force to launch a public safety dashboard that UnBoxed will use to advocate for policy and budget proposals for Denver that invest in community-based accountability policies to increase public safety and community well-being. UnBoxed will meet with neighborhood associations and facilitate community engagement forums to develop policy recommendations rooted in the community’s public safety priorities and ideas for community-based accountability strategies. It will collect and analyze citywide public safety data and consult with subject-matter experts to identify research-based solutions. Through these activities, UnBoxed will launch a public safety dashboard to report findings and make public policy recommendations.


    2023 Grantees

    Beyond the Bars
    Miami Gardens, FL

    Black Voters Matter
    Fulton County, GA

    Center for Policing Equity
    St. Louis, MO

    Chicago Appleseed
    Cook County, IL

    Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking
    Los Angeles, CA

    DC Fiscal Policy Institute
    Washington, DC

    Forward Through Ferguson
    St. Louis City and County, MO

    Freedom Community Center
    St. Louis, MO

    Greater Cleveland Neighborhood Centers Association
    Cuyahoga County, OH

    Homeward Bound
    Dallas County, TX

    Sacramento, CA

    Innovate Memphis
    Memphis, TN

    Interfaith Council for Peace & Justice
    Washtenaw County, MI

    Just Communities Arizona
    Pima County, AZ

    Justice Management Institute
    New Orleans, LA

    Mediation and Restorative Services
    Anoka County, MN

    People of Progression
    Outagamie County, WI

    Phoenix Youth and Family Services
    Ashley County, Bradley County, Chicot County, Desha County, and Drew County, AR

    Project Curate
    Harris County, TX

    Pillars of the Community
    San Diego, CA

    Safer Foundation
    Cook County, IL

    San Francisco Pretrial Diversion Project
    San Francisco, CA

    Starting Over, Inc.
    Riverside County, CA

    Denver, CO

    United Way of South Central Michigan
    Jackson County, MI