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Using Impact Investments to Help the Incarcerated

Schuyler ("Sky") Lance May 31, 2021

The legal system in the U.S. creates a vicious cycle that keeps people — especially those without means — incarcerated.  How can impact investors use their capital to make lasting changes to get people out of jail…and help them not go back to jail?  Listen to how three leading impact investment firms support highly innovative enterprises that are working to eliminate the suffering caused by the U.S. Criminal Justice System.



Meta Themes

  • Equity & Inclusion

  • Impact Investing


Improving criminal justice. Reducing recidivism. Helping the incarcerated.

Purpose and Desired Outcome

To encourage capital providers to allocate more dollars towards social justice by educating them to impact investment opportunites (via direct investment and through funds) in enterprises focusing on bettering the opportuties for those incarcerated in the U.S.


  • Allocators (Family Offices, HNW Individuals, Foundations)

  • Intermediaries (Financial Advisers, Investment Bankers)

  • Asset Managers


  • NameChris Bentley
  • TitleManaging Principal
  • OrganizationThe De-Carceration Fund
  • StatusConfirmed
  • NameBrian Dixon
  • TitlePartner
  • OrganizationKapor Capital
  • StatusInvited
  • NameEric Chapman
  • TitleManaging Principal
  • OrganizationSustainVC
  • StatusConfirmed
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