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Altaf, Rahamatulla, New York 2014-2015. Photo Credit: Simon Luethi ©Ford Foundation.
Altaf, Rahamatulla, New York 2014-2015. Photo Credit: Simon Luethi ©Ford Foundation.

Altaf Rahamatulla, Program Associate, Gender, Racial, and Ethnic Justice

The War on Drugs has failed. What’s next?

Attitudes around drug use are changing and the "War on Drugs" has failed—especially in communities of color. Updated policy is needed to create a more humane drug policy. 

Penny, Davies, New York 2014-2015. Photo Credit: Simon Luethi ©Ford Foundation. Altaf, Rahamatulla, New York 2014-2015. Photo Credit: Simon Luethi ©Ford Foundation. Laine, Romero-Alston, New York 2014-2015. Photo Credit: Simon Luethi ©Ford Foundation. Eric, Ward, New York 2014-2015. Photo Credit: Simon Luethi ©Ford Foundation.

, Program Officer, Equitable Development

Altaf Rahamatulla, Program Associate, Gender, Racial, and Ethnic Justice

, Program Officer, Inclusive Economies

, Program Officer, Gender, Racial, and Ethnic Justice

A social justice State of the Union

Foundation staff weigh in on Obama's final State of the Union, and  his takes on criminal justice reform, raising the minimum wage, climate change, discrimination, and inequality

Altaf, Rahamatulla, New York 2014-2015. Photo Credit: Simon Luethi ©Ford Foundation.

Altaf Rahamatulla, Program Associate, Gender, Racial, and Ethnic Justice

A rare opportunity for criminal justice

There is genuine momentum to examine justice issues and bipartisan interest in reassessing corrections at both the state and federal level.

Altaf, Rahamatulla, New York 2014-2015. Photo Credit: Simon Luethi ©Ford Foundation. Charlene Caronan, New York 2014-2015. Photo Credit: Simon Luethi ©Ford Foundation.

Altaf Rahamatulla, Program Associate, Gender, Racial, and Ethnic Justice

Charlene Caronan, Events Producer

What we saw in Selma

A group from Ford traveled to Selma to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday.