Susan Tucker, Director of The After-Prison Initiative, one of the ten U.S. programs of the Open Society Institute (OSI), a not-for-profit operating and research foundation established by international financier George Soros to promote civil society.
While at OSI
has helped launch a community re-integration campaign designed to break the cycle of incarceration and reduce racial and economic disparity in the criminal justice system.Tucker served as Director of Policy and Research for Victim Services in New York City, the nation's most comprehensive victim assistance organization, where she worked with urban victims of crime and violence.
While at Victim Services, she
oversaw the evaluation of a harm reduction approach to working with street youth and revised English as a Second Language programs to include anti-racist curricula.Tucker is a graduate of New York University School of Law.