COVID-19 Assistance for the Justice Community
The ever-changing nature of the COVID-19 pandemic requires policymakers and criminal justice practitioners to rapidly adapt their day-to-day operations to the situation at hand. While the pace and scale of the crisis can be overwhelming, the CSG Justice Center is committed more than ever to supporting its members—state and local officials working in all three branches of government in criminal and juvenile justice, behavioral health, housing, and labor.
In partnership with Colorado state leaders, the CSG Justice Center is working on several key criminal justice initiatives to increase public safety, including Stepping Up, Face to Face, and Improving Outcomes for Youth.
As local leaders seek funding for programs and initiatives that reduce criminal…Read More
We break down how governors across the country talked about criminal justice…Read More
A conversation with U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Scott Stump explores…Read More
Jared Polis started his career as a successful entrepreneur and investor, so…Read More
A growing body of research has shown that cognitive-behavioral interventions (CBIs) can significantly reduce…Read More
A conversation with U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Scott Stump explores the critical important of workforce development…Read More
A conversation with U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Scott Stump explores the critical important of workforce development training for students in the juvenile justice system.Read More
In 2019, a historic number of governors took office for the first time. Those new governors are now facing unprecedented challenges amid the COVID-19 outbreak—challenges that are particularly acute for people who live or work in prisons.Read More
In January, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson visited the Fulton Community Supervision Center, which was transformed last year into a female-only facility that provides gender-responsive and trauma-informed approaches to better serve women under community supervision.Read More
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers wanted to learn more about the challenges that people on supervision face, so he went straight to the source—a local office of the Division of Community Corrections.Read More
After completing an assessment of their juvenile justice system, North Dakota leaders are now considering reforms to long-standing legislation.Read More
During COVID-19, telehealth has become an essential practice to connect people to services from jails.Read More