Ben Hoynes

Senior Associate

Ben is a lead team member supporting the Justice Implementation Task Force—an interdisciplinary body of experts advancing New York City’s ten-year plan to close the Rikers Island jail complex. He has also supported FPWA, a policy and advocacy not-for-profit promoting economic security and well-being for all New Yorkers, to define and implement a new organizational direction. Ben previously collaborated on the development of a strategic plan for the New York Legal Assistance Group, a non-profit civil legal services organization that works to combat social and economic injustice.

Before joining Bennett Midland, Ben worked as a sportswriter, covering local sporting events and writing features for a regional newspaper. He also served as an intern for the New York State Attorney General’s Office, where he aided investigations of fraudulent business activities. Ben graduated from Wesleyan University with a dual degree in Government and Hispanic Literatures and Cultures.

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New York City Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice

Task Force on Behavioral Health and the Criminal Justice System

Service Type
Operations and Implementation
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Issue Area
Health and Well-Being, Justice