Adam Lewis

WhyLight Wednesday: Adam Lewis

What’s a WhyLight? It’s a spotlight on members of the New Profit community and why they do what they do. This week, we talk to Adam Lewis… What is your role here? I am the Criminal Justice System Policy Analyst for the America Forward team. I conduct research on investment and policy opportunities for New Profit and America Forward in

5 Questions on Criminal Justice Reform

Reforming America’s criminal justice system and advancing efforts to break cycles of incarceration in low-income communities would positively impact almost every other social challenge we face, from education to workforce development and public health. In particular, these efforts could improve opportunities for young men of color, who are disproportionately represented in the prison system and painfully absent from their families