Bail Reform & Public Safety: What We Know & How to Move Forward

Join the Data Collaborative for Justice (DCJ) to gain valuable knowledge, perspectives, and actionable strategies from experts as they navigate the complexities of bail reform and chart a path towards a more equitable and effective criminal justice system. The webinar will include an overview of changes made to New York’s bail statute in May of 2023; a presentation on DCJ’s recent report testing the impact of bail reform on recidivism; and a robust panel discussion. Drawing on a range of credible data, panelists will apply their expertise to identify promising, data-driven strategies to enhance public safety.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2:00-3:30


Krystal Rodriguez | Policy Director | Data Collaborative for Justice


Alana Sivin | New York State Director for Criminal Justice Reform |

Ames Grawert | Senior Counsel & John L. Neu Justice Counsel | Brennan Center for Justice

Deanna Logan | Director | Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice

René Ropac | Senior Research Associate | Data Collaborative for Justice

Panelist Bios


Explaining New York’s 2023 Bail Reform Amendments – Data Collaborative for Justice
Does New York’s Bail Reform Law Impact Recidivism? A Quasi-Experimental Test in New York City – Data Collaborative for Justice– Data Collaborative for Justice
Myths and Realities: Understanding Recent Trends in Violent Crime – Brennan Center for Justice