Jake Horowitz - project manager of the Public Safety Performance Project of the Pew Center on the States - discusses the Pew project‘s work with States to reform sentencing and corrections policies in establishing programs and practices that have proven their effectiveness in achieving stated public safety goals. A second presenter, Anne Rice - Associate Attorney General of the New Hampshire Office of the Attorney General - discusses the background for her State’s deciding to engage the Pew Center and the Council of State Governments in a partnership to achieve justice reinvestment in that State. This involved reducing prison populations by expanding the use of community-based sentences that employ cost-effective programs with proven success. A third presenter, John Lazet - Chief of Staff of the Office of Michigan State Senator Alan Cropsey - discusses what was happening in the corrections system in his State prior to a focused effort to engage in cost-effective policies and practices that would reduce the prison population while improving recidivism outcomes from community-based corrections programs. A fourth presenter, Marshall Clement - , project director of the Council of State Governments Justice Center - discusses his organization’s partnership activities with Michigan and New Hampshire in providing guidance to State leaders in instituting justice reinvestment strategies.