ricm1

Rickey Moore

Author's posts

May 23

Responding to the 2018 Second Chance Act Adult Reentry and Employment Solicitation

Hosted by the National Reentry Resource 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 (BJA) and the National Reentry Resource Center review the new grant program on adult reentry and employment. BJA will award planning grants of $200,000 …

Continue reading

May 23

One Family’s Story: Drug Policy Is Personal for a Legislator in Nebraska

Capitol Ideas By Courtney Daniel Carrie Howard died March 24, 2009. Carrie, the daughter of former Nebraska state Sen. Gwen Howard and sister of Sen. Sara Howard, is one of many lives lost to the opioid epidemic. While her story begins like many others–a severe car accident and a prescription for painkillers–her story ends a …

Continue reading

May 23

Pennsylvania Reinvests Savings to Bolster Local Public Safety Goals

By CSG Justice Center Staff In the past five years, Pennsylvania has saved more than $96 million as a result of justice reinvestment policies and reinvested more than $18 million of those savings in county-based projects to improve public safety outcomes. Nearly 50 counties have received grants for a range of projects, including innovative policing, …

Continue reading

May 22

Apply Now: Family Drug Court Research and Evaluation Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is seeking applications for the FY 2018 Family Drug Court Research and Evaluation Program. This program furthers the department’s mission to reduce substance addiction (including opioid addiction) by supporting rigorous research and evaluation efforts that inform the development of and improvements to family …

Continue reading

May 22

First Step Act Glides Through House with Bipartisan Support

Office of U.S. Congressman Doug Collins Today the House passed the FIRST STEP Act with overwhelming bipartisan support, sending the bill to the Senate. Introduced by Reps. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) and Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.), the prison reform bill, which also has the support of President Donald Trump, would lower recidivism and prison populations through rehabilitative programing. …

Continue reading

May 22

Justice Reinvestment in Missouri: Policy Framework

The final report of the CSG Justice Center outlines policy recommendations developed in collaboration with the Missouri Justice Reinvestment Task Force. Among other things, these policies aim to reduce violent crime, increase the availability and effectiveness of community-based treatment for substance addiction and mental illnesses for people in the criminal justice system, and reduce recidivism. …

Continue reading

May 21

Apply Now: Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-Based Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, in partnership with the Office for Victims of Crime, is seeking applications for the FY 2018 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-based Program (COAP). COAP is designed to: support first responders and provide for the needs of crime victims; support diversion programs for non-violent individuals with illicit and prescription opioid addictions; implement …

Continue reading

May 21

Apply Now: Drug Treatment Courts Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is seeking applications for the FY 2018 Drug Treatment Courts Program, which builds the capacity of states, state and local courts, local governments, and federally recognized tribal governments to enhance pre-existing drug courts or implement new drug courts for youth in the …

Continue reading

May 21

Apply Now: Supporting Tribal Youth—Training and Technical Assistance and Youth Leadership Development Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is seeking applications for the FY 2018 Supporting Tribal Youth: Training and Technical Assistance and Youth Leadership Development program. The program aims to (1) provide training and technical assistance to all federally recognized tribes around juvenile justice issues, including intensive support to …

Continue reading

May 21

Advocacy Academy: Strengthening the Impact of Faith-Based Leaders and Organizations

The Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies (FPWA) will host an Advocacy Academy training, which aims to help faith-based and community leaders learn the methods and strategies needed to effectively engage local and state governments and grant makers in working to reduce poverty, advance upward mobility, and create shared prosperity.  The curriculum will cover topics such as …

Continue reading