The Jerry Lee Foundation

MISSION: Making the World Safer Through Rigorous Evidence About What Works in Preventing Crime

The Jerry Lee Foundation is a philanthropy dedicated primarily to reducing crime and enhancing education through research on what works to achieve these goals. The Jerry Lee Foundation is committed to solving social problems associated with poverty, especially in American inner cities which suffer from concentrated poverty. The Foundation's special concerns are elementary education and crime, and its major strategy is to support the cause of research, to find out what works, what doesn't work, and what may be promising. More...

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