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National Reentry Resource Center Announcements

National Reentry Resource Center Announcements

Apply Now: Opening Doors to Public Housing Initiative

Apply Now: Opening Doors to Public Housing Initiative

The initiative will provide technical assistance for public housing authorities that, in collaboration with justice system partners, are seeking to plan and implement reentry programs and/or change their admissions policies regarding people with conviction histories.

Beyond the Bars Conference

Beyond the Bars Conference

The event will focus on elevating the efforts led by grassroots organizers that include formerly incarcerated and directly impacted people.

Register for Webinar: Juvenile Record Clearance–2017 Legislative Reforms

Register for Webinar: Juvenile Record Clearance–2017 Legislative Reforms

In 2017, states around the country saw changes to their juvenile record clearance laws. This webinar will explore the various state reforms that took place during the year. Attendees will hear directly from state advocates who will discuss what it took for their state to expand its juvenile record clearance laws.

Call for Article Submissions to the Juvenile and Family Court Journal

Call for Article Submissions to the Juvenile and Family Court Journal

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.

Health Coverage and County Jails: Suspension vs. Termination

Health Coverage and County Jails: Suspension vs. Termination

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.

Collateral Consequences Resource Center Launched

Collateral Consequences Resource Center Launched

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.