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[Apply Now] In Our Backyards Community Grants

[Apply Now] In Our Backyards Community Grants

To spark and sustain criminal justice reform reform beyond the biggest cities, The Vera Institute of Justice is awarding an inaugural round of grants to community-based and/or statewide organizations committed to reducing incarceration rates and resisting unnecessary jail expansion in small and rural communities.

[Virtual Listening Session] Identifying 2019 Tribal Priorities

[Virtual Listening Session] Identifying 2019 Tribal Priorities

During this session, BJA will consult closely with tribal stakeholders to determine how tribal assistance funds will be awarded for comprehensive justice system planning; tribal justice facilities; court system enhancements; alcohol and substance abuse programs; civil and criminal legal assistance; alternatives to incarceration; addressing violent crime in tribal communities; and other priorities.

Recent Headlines

The Surprising Benefits of Serving Prisoners Better Food

Corrections facilities often cut corners on food in an effort to save money. But this may cost taxpayers more in the long run. According to a 2017 analysis by the Prison Policy Initiative, after staffing, health care is the public prison system’s largest expense, setting government agencies back $12.3 billion a year.