For several years, Arnold Ventures has been investing in supervision reform, supporting researchers, practitioners, advocates, and scholars who are seeking to achieve a fundamental shift in policy, practice, and outcomes. We envision systems that are grounded not in catching failure, but in facilitating and supporting success. Understanding and challenging current norms on condition setting and enforcement is a key piece of that, and drug testing conditions in particular warrant significant scrutiny and assessment. Ubiquitously imposed, potentially enormously harmful, and minimally supported by research and evidence, we are proud to support field leaders who are reexamining punitive drug testing and developing innovative solutions to help support all people on supervision, particularly people with substance use histories.

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