Becca Cadoff

Research Associate

Becca Cadoff is a Research Associate at the Data Collaborative for Justice. Her current work at DCJ focuses on alternatives to arrest. Her prior work has documented criminal convictions in New York State, pretrial detention in New York City, and national trends in misdemeanor arrests. Before joining DCJ, she was a Senior Research and Data Associate at the Center for Court Innovation. Previously, Becca was a Data and Policy Associate at the New York Civil Liberties Union, where she focused on pretrial detention, policing, solitary confinement, and school discipline. She has also held positions with the American Civil Liberties Union, the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, and the American Heart Association of Illinois. Becca graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Social Policy, and from New York University with a Master’s of Public Administration with a concentration on health policy. She is pursuing a Ph.D. in Social Welfare at the Graduate Center at CUNY, with a focus on the intersection of social policies and criminal legal system reform. She is particularly interested in the impact of criminal records on fair and equitable access to safe housing, employment, and public benefits.

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