Jocelyn Fontaine
Published May 19, 2015
Updated April 17, 2021

Jocelyn Fontaine is vice president of criminal justice research at Arnold Ventures, where she identifies research gaps and opportunities for research to inform policy reform and advance racial justice in several programmatic areas across the Criminal Justice Initiative.

Prior to joining Arnold Ventures, Fontaine was a senior researcher in the Justice Policy Center at the Urban Institute, where she directed projects on corrections and reentry issues, gun violence, violence reduction programs, and police-community trust-building efforts. She also worked on corrections issues under the Pew Charitable Trusts’ Public Safety Performance Project.

Expertise: Reentry, crime prevention/reduction, criminal justice reform, corrections, gun violence, racial justice

Location: Washington, D.C.

Email: arnoldventures.org/contact

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