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
Racial and ethnic disparities persist throughout the juvenile justice continuum, particularly when it comes to arrests and referrals…Read More
State and local justice systems faced unprecedented challenges in 2020. We look back at our year of creating successes in the midst of hardship and building consensus despite conflict.Read More
Racial and ethnic disparities persist throughout the juvenile justice continuum, particularly when it comes to arrests and referrals to court. But the state of Connecticut and Sonoma County, CA, offer a glimpse into what progress looks like.Read More
This virtual Community of Practice focuses on positioning counties for success in Set, Measure, Achieve, the Stepping Up initiative’s latest call to action.Read More
Legislation to improve Connecticut's juvenile justice system was introduced in the state legislature last month.Read More
President Biden submitted his first discretionary budget request to Congress, which outlines his funding priorities for the 2022 fiscal year, including several important investments related to the criminal and juvenile justice system.Read More
Missouri Governor Mike Parson visited the Improving Community Treatment Success program which provides comprehensive community-based services for people on probation and parole who have behavioral health needs.Read More