BREAKING: QSIDE is proud to present our Data for Accountability, Transparency, and Advancement to Lower Incarceration for Transformation (DATA2LIFT) initiative. Through DATA2LIFT, QSIDE has connected leading researchers with community-based organizations and subject matter experts to create a centralized mechanism to collect and analyze key data related to incarceration at the national, state, and local level.
Read our most recent study Paths to Decarceration for more information on incarceration alternatives!
- Our Cost of Discretion project has identified the 14 most carceral judges in New York City. Estimated impact over 2.5 years: an extra 580 people jailed, 154 years of jail time, and $77 million in costs borne by New York taxpayers. Read the report. [If you are media: here is the press release.]
- QSIDE Co-Founder Jude Higdon guest hosts Carry the Two, discussing how data scientists tackle issues of police accountability in small towns.
- Check out our recent education equity project: N. Brown, N. Hatfield, C.M. Topaz. Do introductory courses disproportionately drive minoritized students out of STEM pathways, PNAS Nexus 1 (4) (2022).