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.
Face to Face creates meaningful interactions between policymakers and people who have…Read More
The Improving Outcomes for Youth ("IOYouth") initiative works with state and local…Read More
With an affordable housing crisis across the U.S., it is increasingly…Read More
A quick look at legislative efforts in states on law enforcement-related issues.Read More
As local leaders seek funding for programs and initiatives that reduce criminal…Read More
Many reentry operations reported concerns about keeping their doors open, reporting cash-flow…Read More
In 2019, a historic number of governors took office for the first…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
On July 18, 2022, the Michigan Task Force on Juvenile Justice Reform (Task Force) met to approve a…Read More
On July 18, 2022, the Michigan Task Force on Juvenile Justice Reform (Task Force) met to approve a comprehensive set of consensus-based recommendations to transform Michigan’s juvenile justice system. These recommendations are based on an unprecedented assessment of Michigan’s juvenile justice system and are grounded in what research shows works to improve community safety, reduce disparities, and improve youth outcomes.Read More
The Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP), administered by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance with technical assistance from the CSG Justice Center, facilitates collaboration among the criminal justice, juvenile justice, and mental health and substance use treatment systems to better serve people with mental illnesses and increase public safety.Read More
The Stepping Up partners have released a new resource, the Set, Measure, Achieve Progress Survey, for counties interested in tracking and sharing progress toward their goals for Set, Measure, Achieve, the Stepping Up initiative’s latest call to action.Read More