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Pretrial Justice Institute (PJI)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

PJI is a offender rehabilitation program based in Rockville, MD that was founded in 1976. As of 2019 they had $4.8 million in revenue and $1.6 million in assets.

The Pretrial Justice Institute's core purpose is to advance safe, fair, and effective juvenile and adult pretrial justice practices and policies that honor and protect all people.

(240) 477-7152
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Program areas at PJI

Community management and convening: pji manages online communities for the macarthur foundation's safety and Justice challenge (sjc) as well as the annie e. casey foundaiton's juvenile detention alternatives initiative (jdai). Pji is responsible for member outreach, engagement, providing curated content, general technical support as well as designing interactive activities and events to stimulate conversations, networking, and learning. In addition, twice a year, pji convenes hundreds of stakeholders for the sjc network meeting. Pji's participation in the meeting includes collaborating with the foundation and grantees, leading agenda development, delivering presentations and or training sessions and supervising event planning consultants.

Tta: the Pretrial Justice Institute (pji) has leveraged more than 40 years of experience to create a practical and proven approach to Pretrial Justice reform. Our approach focuses on the four rs: reducing unnecessary arrests, replacing money bail, restricting detention, and raising equity. Pji provides technical assistance to organizations and collaborative groups seeking to better understand and advance Pretrial Justice. We personalize our services to meet the needs of each group, ranging from local system assessments and state policy analysis to implementation plans. We also offer on-site and virtual trainings on Pretrial legal foundations, communications strategies, research, best practices and more.

Education and advocacy: pji provides education to system actors, advocates, researchers, and practitioners through multiple channels drawing on its 40 years in the field and real-time experience of providing training and technical assistance. Pji produces publications, webinars, and in-person events including the biennial pi-con event that showcases innovative approaches to Pretrial Justice reform. Pji operates university of Pretrial (up), a free online learning community, where members can connect with fellow changemakers, participate in timely webcasts and access comprehensive resources.

Form 990s for PJI

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Feb 18, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Dec 26, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Mar 3, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Jan 14, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for PJI

Total grants, contributions, etc.$4,758,816
Program services$44,315
Investment income and dividends$0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$1,768
Total revenues$4,804,899

Vendors for PJI

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2020-06-18
██████ █████Content management system software2020-06-18
██████ ████ ███Tax accounting2020-02-18
██████ ███Software2018-08-08
██████ ███ ███████ ████Tax accounting; Audit accounting2018-07-20
██████ █████ ███Public Relations and Comm Consulting$109,0002017-12-01

Personnel at PJI

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Cherise Fanno BurdeenChief Executive Officer$195,936July 14, 2019
Meghan GuevaraVice President, Innovation and Impact$142,287July 14, 2019
███████ █████████Vice President, Mission Support Services$137,690Feb. 18, 2020
█████ ████████Director of Communications$115,871Dec. 31, 2018
███████ █████Director, Engagement-June 13, 2020
█████ ██████Manager, Technology Innovation-July 14, 2019
████ █████Senior Manager , Technical Assistance$107,075June 13, 2020
████ ██████████Manager, Accounting-July 14, 2019
████ ████████Manager, Learning Community-July 14, 2019
████ ███████Manager , Learning Innovations / National Jdai Training Manager-June 13, 2020
...and eight more key personnel

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23Justice Education Center501(c)(3)$1.2 millionWest Hartford, CT
24The Anti-Recidivism Coalition501(c)(3)$8.0 millionLos Angeles, CA
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