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As Assistant District Attorney in the Juvenile Division of Suffolk County, Adam Foss has become one of Boston's leading voices for compassion in criminal justice. Recognizing that prosecutors have a unique opportunity to intervene in offender's lives, Foss co-founded the Roxbury CHOICE Program, a collaborative effort between defendants, the court, the probation department, and the D.A. to recast probation as a transformative experience rather than a punitive process.
In addition to his work with the DA's office, Foss is the founder of the SCDAO Reading Program, a project designed to bridge the achievement gap of area elementary school students.
What others say
“[Foss has] dedicated [his career] to ensuring public safety and, in particular, improving the lives of the children and youth of Suffolk County.” — District Attorney Daniel F. Conley, quoted in Suffolk County DA press release, March 20, 2015
Adam Foss’ TED talk
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The power of the prosecutor: Adam Foss speaks at TED2016 on the key to changing the criminal justice system
Adam Foss asks for a show of hands: who in their late teens or early 20s shoplifted, tried an illegal drug, got in a fight or drank alcohol before they were of age? A lot of hands pop up around the theater. “How many of you think you’re a danger to society and think you […]Continue reading