We believe communities should promote health and freedom
over punishment and confinement.
The Equitas Project works with communities to disentangle mental health and criminal justice for a more just and prosperous society.
We work directly with community leaders to support mental wellness and increase equity in the justice system, ultimately creating positive change in our communities.JOIN US
We believe policy change can give us the power to move our health and justice systems toward equity and fairness, toward practices which do the most good for more people.LEARN MORE
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