March 2018 archive

Mar 30

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims April 2018 as Second Chance Month

The White House During Second Chance Month, our Nation emphasizes the need to prevent crime on our streets, to respect the rule of law by prosecuting individuals who break the law, and to provide opportunities for people with criminal records to earn an honest second chance.  Affording those who have been held accountable for their crimes …

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Mar 29

From “What if” to Real Results: U.S. Police Departments Explore Innovative, Collaborative Ways to Address Growing Mental Health Crisis

By Darby Baham, CSG Justice Center Staff “What if when somebody calls 911 and says, ‘I want to kill myself,’ we had somebody who was a suicide counselor and we could transfer that call to them,” asked Lieutenant Brian Bixler of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). Photo by DodgertonSkillhause at Morguefile.com These questions arose …

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Mar 29

Reentry Essentials: An Overview of Employment and Correctional Education

By CSG Justice Center Staff This is the first in a series of posts on aspects of successful reentry. Each post will include curated resources related to the featured reentry topic. Employment Can Improve Reentry Outcomes Employment is widely seen by reentry service providers, researchers, policymakers, and people who were previously incarcerated as crucial to …

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Mar 29

Register for Webinar: Responding to the 2018 Second Chance Act Innovations in Supervision Initiative Solicitation

Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center, with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Date: Tuesday, April 10 Time: 3–4 p.m. ET During this webinar, representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and the National Reentry Resource Center will explain the Second Chance Act Innovations in Supervision Initiative …

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Mar 29

ter for Webinar: Responding to the 2018 Second Chance Act Innovations in Supervision Initiative Solicitation

Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center, with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Date: Tuesday, April 10 Time: 3–4 p.m. ET During this webinar, representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and the National Reentry Resource Center will explain the Second Chance Act Innovations in Supervision Initiative …

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Mar 28

Register for Webinar: Reducing Barriers to Employment—Building Partnerships with Civil Legal Aid

Hosted by the Clean Slate Clearinghouse with funding support from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration and the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance. Date: Wednesday, April 11 Time: 2–3 p.m. ET This webinar explores how civil legal interventions can reduce the number of obstacles to employment facing jobseekers who …

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Mar 27

Register for Webinar: Responding to the 2018 Second Chance Act Comprehensive Community-Based Adult Reentry Grant Program Solicitation

Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center, with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Date: Wednesday, April 4 Time: 2–3:30 p.m. ET In this webinar, representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and the National Reentry Resource Center will review the Comprehensive Community-Based Adult Reentry …

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Mar 26

Congress Approves FY18 Funding Levels for Criminal Justice Programs

Funding bill provides greater investment in reentry and mental health treatment programs that increase public safety By CSG Justice Center Staff Last week, the U.S. Congress approved the $1.3 trillion Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus Appropriations bill that would set government funding through Sep. 30, 2018. The bill provides $30.3 billion for the Department of Justice …

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Mar 26

Register for Webinar: Winning Grants—Implementation and Organizational Capacity

Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center, the MSU Innovation Suite TTA, and George Mason University, with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Date: Monday, April 9 Time: 3–4 pm ET This webinar will provide a general overview of how to justify the need for a proposed project and …

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Mar 26

Register for Webinar: Winning Grants–Writing Your Way to Success

Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center, the MSU Innovation Suite TTA, and George Mason University, with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Date: Thursday, April 5 Time: 2–3 p.m. ET This webinar will provide a general overview of how to justify the need for a proposed project and …

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