Philadelphia’s criminal justice partner agencies have assembled a Community Advisory Committee through the MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Challenge.
The committee launched on October 31, 2019.
The role of the Community Advisory Committee (CAC) is to support and contribute to the implementation of Philadelphia’s reform plan.
Committee members work together with the criminal justice partner agencies to fulfill their commitment to:
CAC members have either been directly impacted by the criminal justice system or have significant experience with the criminal justice system. Participation in the CAC is on a volunteer basis.
For more information about the individuals who make up the CAC, read their biographies.
We are currently accepting applications to join the CAC. To learn more about the CAC and its subcommittees, see our structure and procedures document.
Applications are now being accepted on a rolling basis. Email MacArthurSJC@phila.gov for additional information.
The CAC meets virtually every Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and once a month in person at different locations identified by the CAC members.
The main activities of the CAC include:
The CAC hosts public meetings and community events throughout the year. Past events include: