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Rickey Moore

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[Apply Now] STOP School Violence Training and Technical Assistance (STOP TTA) Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance is seeking applications for FY 2019 funding under the Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act Program. This program furthers the Department’s mission by supporting and assisting state, local, territorial, and tribal jurisdictions in improving efforts to reduce violent crime by creating a training …

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Twenty-Second Global Youth Justice Training Conference

The 22nd Global Youth Justice Training will provide information about teen, peer, youth, student, court, and peer jury diversion programs. These programs are volunteer-driven youth and juvenile justice diversion programs that harness positive peer pressure in a peer judgment setting to help address antisocial, delinquent, and criminal behavior. There will be training sessions on topics including grant writing …

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Pennsylvania Poised to Reform Probation and Parole

By The Council of State Governments Justice Center Staff Pennsylvania has the highest rate of people on parole in the country and a ballooning probation population, but three Justice Reinvestment Initiative (JRI) bills that passed the Pennsylvania Senate Judiciary Committee earlier this month could change that. These bills, part of a larger effort to reform …

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[Apply Now] Transforming Juvenile Probation Certificate Program

The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR) and The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center, in partnership with the Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF), are seeking applications from up to seven state and local jurisdictions to participate in the new Transforming Juvenile Probation Certificate Program. The program will support multidisciplinary teams from state and …

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The Strategy Lab

The Strategy Lab is a new interactive tool that features over a hundred examples from jurisdictions across the country of people working to reduce the number of people with serious mental illnesses in their jails. The tool was created for Stepping Up project coordinators as well as state and local government officials, policymakers, and researchers, …

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Responding to the 2019 Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program Solicitation

Hosted by The Council of State Governments Justice Center with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance In this webinar, representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and The Council of State Governments Justice Center review the FY2019 Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program application process. This grant …

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Improving Cultural Competency: Working with People in the Criminal Justice System Who Have Mental Illnesses

Hosted by the Judges’ and Psychiatrists’ Leadership Initiative, in collaboration with the American Bar Association Approximately 2 million times each year, people who have serious mental illnesses are admitted to jails across the nation. Once incarcerated, they tend to stay longer and have a higher risk of returning to jail upon release, largely due to …

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[Register for Webinar] Innovative Programming for Veterans in the Criminal Justice System

Hosted by The Council of State Governments Justice Center with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Date: Thursday, June 6 Time: 2–3:30 p.m. ET Veterans who are incarcerated have unique needs for services, which often include behavioral health treatment. In response, some correctional facilities have developed programming tailored for veterans …

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Responding to the 2019 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 Download a PDF of the presentation. During this webinar, representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the National Reentry Resource Center will describe the FY2019 Second Chance Act Innovations …

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Responding to the 2019 Second Chance Act Innovative Reentry Initiatives Solicitation: Building System Capacity and Testing Strategies to Reduce Recidivism

Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance During this webinar, representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the National Reentry Resource Center describe the FY2019 Innovative Reentry Initiative (IRI) grant program, the application process, and tips …

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