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The System of Care in Clayton County, Georgia

This video by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation details the system of care in Clayton County, Georgia, designed to support young men of color from dropping out of school and becoming involved with the juvenile justice system.

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Medicaid Fact Sheets: Basics for Consumers

These Medicaid Fact Sheets from the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS) provide information to help consumers understand the basics of Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

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State Prison Health Care Spending

This report by The Pew Charitable Trusts and the MacArthur Foundation examines factors that have increased the cost of healthcare spending in corrections systems between FY2007–11.

Announcements

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2014 NAMI National Convention

This convention will feature opportunities to learn about new treatment tools from researchers and clinicians, strategies and tactics to advocate for changing the mental health system, stories about recovery from people living with mental disorders and their families, and opportunities for networking.

WEBINARS

Integrated Reentry and Employment

Reentry and Employment White Paper, Pilot Site Opportunity

This webinar provides policymakers and practitioners in the criminal justice, corrections, and workforce development fields with an overview of the recently published white paper, Integrated Reentry and Employment Strategies: Reducing Recidivism and Promoting Job Readiness.

PUBLICATIONS

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Michigan Report Technical Appendix

This technical appendix is a collection of data analysis slides the CSG Justice Center staff have previously presented to the Michigan Law Revision Commission.

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Justice Reinvestment in Washington State Overview

This overview highlights recent criminal justice trends in Washington State that the Justice Reinvestment Taskforce will be exploring in coming months as part of the state’s justice reinvestment effort.

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First Presentation to Nebraska Justice Reinvestment Working Group

This presentation introduces the Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center and the justice reinvestment process, provides an overview of criminal justice data trends in Nebraska, and discusses the guiding principles behind “what works” to reduce recidivism.

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Justice Reinvestment in Nebraska Overview

This overview highlights recent criminal justice trends in Nebraska that the Justice Reinvestment Working Group will be exploring in coming months as part of the state’s justice reinvestment effort.

JUSTICE CENTER IN THE NEWS

Tennessee Chosen As 1 Of 5 States To Work On Juvenile Justice Reforms

The Center for State Governments Justice Center, along with the National Reentry Resource Center (NRRC), will partner with Tennessee’s Department of Children’s Services (DCS) Juvenile Justice Division, and four other states, to implement recommendations unveiled at a press conference in Washington, D.C. on Monday.