Ben Hoynes

Senior Associate

Ben supports the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation in administering the Safety and Justice Challenge—a $100 million grant-making initiative to change the way America thinks about and uses jails. He has also 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.

Ben previously worked as a sportswriter, covering local sporting events and writing feature-length pieces 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

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Health and Well-Being, Justice