Photo of Sarah MullenSarah Mullen is the Project Director for the MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Challenge grant with LPSCC. Sarah provides leadership, planning and coordination to implement eleven jail reduction strategies funded by the MacArthur Foundation's Safety and Justice Challenge. In this role, Sarah facilitates multi-disciplinary meetings to plan and launch evidence-based jail alternatives and provides guidance to inform policy decisions that help reduce the size of the local jail population and reduce the rate of racial, ethnic, and economic disparities in the criminal justice system. Prior to joining LPSCC, Sarah spent 10 years as a program manager and consultant, developing gender-responsive reentry programs for justice-involved women in Washington, DC. Sarah received a BA in political science and gender studies from American University.