This webinar will explore ways that juvenile defenders and civil legal aid attorneys can partner to share expertise and provide essential legal representation for youth facing the collateral consequences of having criminal records.
This grant program will provide funding for strategic planning grants to replicate the framework developed in the Integrated Reentry and Employment Strategies pilot project.
The inaugural Palm Beach County Inspiring Change Reentry Summit will allow leaders who are committed to criminal justice system reform the opportunity to share best practices and identify opportunities to collaborate on solutions.
The U.S. Department of Justice recently announced that $53 million in grants will be awarded to 45 jurisdictions under the Second Chance Act program in FY 2015. Including this year’s cohort of grantees, more than 700 SCA grants have been awarded to agencies and organizations in 49 states since 2008.
A group of bipartisan lawmakers introduced on Thursday, Sept. 10, legislation that would allow people who were formerly involved with the criminal justice system to apply for federal jobs without disclosing previous criminal history until the final stages of hiring.
The Collateral Consequences Resource Center launched in the fall of 2014 provides news and commentary about developments in courts and legislatures, practice and advocacy resources, and information about how to obtain relief from collateral consequences in various jurisdictions.
Understanding and addressing challenges associated with putting people with criminal records on pathways to employment requires a two-way dialogue between business leaders and government officials.