This webinar, funded by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, will explain how the Office of Justice Programs grant process works and focus on what applicants should understand when applying for funding.
This webinar will explore ways communities can better support young people who find themselves at the intersections of youth homelessness and juvenile justice.
The fellowships fund outstanding individuals to undertake projects that advance reform, spur debate, and catalyze change on a range of issues facing the U.S. criminal justice system.
Selected jurisdictions will receive intensive technical assistance and evaluation to examine their pretrial systems, understand their data, and design and implement research-based strategies that are responsive to local needs.
This year’s summit will offer workshops on an array of topics, such as how to make programmatic changes based on research and data, collective impact in the mentoring field, and mentoring youth who have mental illnesses.
Jurisdictions are invited to apply for this unique training and technical assistance opportunity to use data-driven and research-informed approaches to examine and address factors contributing to length of stay for youth in post-adjudication placement and strengthen policies and practices affecting length of stay for youth.
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.
The institute, designed for community corrections professionals, provides participants with a fundamental understanding of competencies critical to successful development as leaders in their field.
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 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 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.