Holly Harris, Executive Director of the Justice Action Network: “With this hire, we add more firepower to the bipartisan movement to find solutions to our country’s greatest problems. Lauren was a star at Reason, and we hope to leverage her experience and relationships from Minnesota to Kentucky, and Louisiana to New Mexico. Her creativity and ability to view our issues through a unique lens will be crucial to growing momentum for the criminal justice reform movement.”
Previously, Lauren served as the Director of Criminal Justice Reform at Reason Foundation, where she managed comprehensive state level criminal justice reform initiatives, authored and oversaw various research projects, and organized innovative events and activities. Her work has been cited in national publications including The Washington Post and The New York Times. Lauren has spoken about criminal justice reform at panels across the country. In March, Lauren will represent the Justice Action Network at a SXSW panel titled: “Criminal Justice Reforms at a Crossroads.” She is a graduate of The Ohio State University.
Lauren Krisai, Senior Policy Analyst at the Justice Action Network: “In true Justice Action Network style, I boarded a plane on my first day on the job, and dove into the deep end of our state reform work. I’m excited to change laws and change lives with the incredible resources and aggressive leadership of this organization. Few groups can claim the breadth of accomplishments of the Justice Action Network, and I’m proud to help advance this bipartisan work.”