- ‘Time Magazine’: From Big House to White House: Ex-convicts to Be Honored by Obama Administration
- Call for Applications for the Integrated Reentry and Employment Strategies Pilot Project
- Editorial: The Second Chance Act Proves Its Worth
- Reducing Recidivism: States Deliver Results
- School Discipline Consensus Report
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.
This report by the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control provides information on the consequences, trends, disparities, causes, and costs of youth violence.
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).
This brief by the National Association of Pretrial Services Agencies provides a summary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its relevance for individuals involved with the criminal justice system.
This report provides an analysis of research about services for children with behavioral health issues in treatment or therapeutic foster care (TFC).
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.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration is now accepting applications for Affordable Care Act New Access Point (NAP) grants.
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.
Hosted by the National American Indian Court Judges Association, this conference and annual meeting will provide training and networking opportunities for tribal judges, court personnel, and others working with or interested in Native American and Alaska Native justice systems.
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.
This webinar explains and clarifies the issues related to allowable uses of federal Medicaid funds for incarcerated individuals, and provides an example of how corrections departments can leverage cost savings as a result.
This webinar explains how the Pay for Success model can be used to pay for programs that transform social services in an innovative way.
This webinar discusses the impact of trauma, mental health challenges, and substance use on women and girls and their families and communities, as well as strategies to address its impact.
During this webinar, officials from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention explain the grant program and the application process.
This technical appendix is a collection of data analysis slides the CSG Justice Center staff have previously presented to the Michigan Law Revision Commission.
This presentation introduces the Council of State Governments Justice Center and the justice reinvestment process and provides an overview of criminal justice and sentencing trends in Washington.
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.
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.
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
Gov. Robert Bentley acknowledged the immense problems facing the state’s prison system but said Monday that his administration needs time to address them, not lawsuits.
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.
In the effort to find solutions to Nebraska’s crowded prisons, the chairman of the Legislature’s Judiciary Committee says the good-time law should not be at the center of the debate.
The ballroom was packed at the Annual Luncheon on Tuesday, as attendees vied to hear Denise O’Donnell, director of theBureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) deliver the keynote address.
State Sen. Cam Ward told a congressional panel today that Alabama has a “failed corrections system” and that the “political courage” to invest in programs such as community corrections and drug courts are the key to fixing it.
In more than 40 New York City public schools, long-term suspensions of students for disciplinary infractions are the norm, not the exception.