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.
National Reentry Resource Center Announcements
National Reentry Resource Center Announcements
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
The National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs annual conference will delve into complex care ecosystems that exist across the country and explore how collaboration is foundational to this work.
This webinar will offer tips on managing data and information sharing for people who frequently utilize multiple systems such as emergency rooms, shelters, and jails.
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.
The institute, designed for community corrections professionals, provides participants with a fundamental understanding of competencies critical to successful development as leaders in their field.
Selected sites will receive consultation and technical assistance to undertake a comprehensive Probation System Review through a dedicated two-year partnership.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.