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National Reentry Resource Center Announcements

National Reentry Resource Center Announcements

[Register for Webinar] On Track: How Well Are States Preparing Youth in the Juvenile Justice System for Employment?

[Register for Webinar] On Track: How Well Are States Preparing Youth in the Juvenile Justice System for Employment?

In 2019, The Council of State Governments Justice Center partnered with the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators to conduct a 50-state survey on the provision of career and technical education and workforce development services for youth in their juvenile justice systems. Join representatives from the CSG Justice Center and the U.S. Department of Education in conversation with state leaders to discuss findings from the survey, opportunities for states and jurisdictions to improve employment outcomes for this population, and best practice examples from other jurisdictions around the country.

[Register for Webinar] The Essential Role of Juvenile Diversion

[Register for Webinar] The Essential Role of Juvenile Diversion

In 2016, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention began awarding grants to states seeking to revamp their juvenile diversion policies and practices, with the goal of reducing formal system contact, improving youth outcomes, and reducing racial and ethnic disparities. In this webinar, presenters will share lessons learned from this and other juvenile diversion improvement initiatives

Smart on Crime Innovations Conference

Smart on Crime Innovations Conference

This two-day conference will serve as a public statement conveying that people from across the ideological spectrum are committed to pursuing smart, fair, and effective criminal justice and public safety policies.

[Apply Now] Housing and Health Action Learning Cohort

[Apply Now] Housing and Health Action Learning Cohort

The National Association of Counties (NACo) is seeking applications to support counties in their exploration, learning, and action in understanding the impact of housing quality, stability, and affordability on neighborhood and county health outcomes.

[Apply Now] Prison Research and Innovation Network

[Apply Now] Prison Research and Innovation Network

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.

[Apply Now] Second Chance Act Pay for Success Initiative

[Apply Now] Second Chance Act Pay for Success Initiative

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.

2019 Global Youth Justice Conference

2019 Global Youth Justice Conference

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.

National Conference on Higher Education in Prison

National Conference on Higher Education in Prison

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.

Apply Now: FY 2019 Thinking For A Change Facilitator Training

Apply Now: FY 2019 Thinking For A Change Facilitator Training

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.

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.