The Prison Research and Innovation Network will be a community of practice for state departments of corrections interested in leveraging research, data, and evidence to inspire improvements in prison environments.
National Reentry Resource Center Announcements
National Reentry Resource Center Announcements
The grant program will assist local, state, and tribal governments in converting reentry and permanent supportive housing service contracts into outcomes-based contracts in order to ensure accountability and improve performance.
The symposium will feature training as well as the opportunity to network and share innovative approaches being implemented in juvenile justice systems throughout the country.
The conference will include topics that address contemporary or emerging issues confronting the law enforcement profession and leaders of law enforcement agencies.
The conference will provide culturally appropriate continuing legal education to tribal judges, peacemakers, and court personnel.
The conference will offer information on teen, peer, youth, and student court and jury diversion programs, which are volunteer-driven programs that harness positive peer pressure in a peer judgment setting.
The program provides funding to directly address the employment needs of women affected by the opioid crisis and combat its impact in some of the hardest hit areas of the country.
The program, funded by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, is the primary provider of federal criminal justice funding and may be used to provide additional personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support, training, technical assistance, and information systems for a variety of criminal justice initiatives.
During this webinar, participants will learn about the integration of social learning and/or cognitive behavioral approaches, as well as other-risk reduction strategies, in employment program models. These lessons are especially useful for corrections and workforce development administrators and practitioners as well as community-based reentry service providers who are interested in improving employment outcomes for people assessed as being at a moderate to high risk of reoffending.
In partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, The Council of State Governments Justice Center is seeking applications from state and local government agencies or federally recognized tribal entities to serve as model sites in the Innovations in Supervision Initiative (ISI): Community Corrections Collaborations to Reduce Violent Crime and Recidivism program.
This annual conference provides an opportunity to learn how to develop or improve CIT programs as well as presents the latest research and best practices in CIT programs.
This annual conference will bring people together to support the expansion of quality higher education in prison, discuss how to empower students in prison and after release, and to work to shape public discussion about education and incarceration.
This summer’s training institute, which focuses on the theme of “Passion, Courage, and Endurance: Transforming Community Corrections,” will offer a number of educational workshops and trainings, ranging from topics in behavioral health, community supervision, pretrial supervision, juvenile justice, reentry, workplace safety, and more.
The International Community Corrections Association and the National Criminal Justice Association will host a conference that showcases programs, research, and policies aimed at helping justice practitioners, researchers, and decision makers move the criminal justice system forward.
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is offering training to criminal justice professionals and government contractors. The NIC will provide qualified facilitator trainers at no cost while the host agency provides the training facility and instructional support.
The training institute features a portfolio of on-site training opportunities addressing critical topics in juvenile justice, including probation system review training and multi-system information and data sharing.
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 National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges is now accepting submissions to its scholarly, peer-reviewed journal, “Juvenile and Family Court Journal.” Articles should focus on issues of interest to the field of juvenile and family justice, including child abuse and neglect, juvenile delinquency, dual status youth, domestic violence, substance use, child custody and visitation, judicial leadership, and related topics.
This brief from the National Association of Counties provides an overview of the potential impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on county jail systems across the country, particularly with the suspension and termination of Medicaid coverage.
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.