Rickey Moore

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Nov 20

Apply Now: RFK National Resource Center for Juvenile Justice Training Institute

The Robert F. Kennedy National Resource Center for Juvenile Justice has launched a new training institute, featuring a portfolio of on-site training opportunities addressing critical topics in juvenile justice. The RFK National Resource Center training programs bring experts and experienced facilitators into local jurisdictions, ensuring that all vital leaders, staff, and stakeholders have the opportunity to …

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Nov 20

Apply Now: Online Certificate in School Discipline Reform

The School of Law and the School of Education at Loyola University Chicago (LUC) are accepting applications for spring enrollment in their part-time online program. The Certificate in School Discipline Reform program is designed to equip education professionals with the tools and skills needed to implement holistic, prevention-oriented approaches to school discipline. The certificate is …

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Nov 20

Call for Proposals: National Children of Incarcerated Parents Conference

Arizona State University’s Center for Child Well-Being is seeking proposals for its 2018 National Children of Incarcerated Parents Conference, which will be held in Phoenix, Arizona from April 22–25. The conference will highlight four key categories that include: understanding the impact of parental incarceration on children and families; evidence of program and policy effectiveness; training and …

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Nov 20

Department of Justice Announces FY2017 Second Chance Act Awards to Support Reentry Initiatives for Adults and Youth

By CSG Justice Center Staff The U.S. Department of Justice recently announced $36 million in FY2017 Second Chance Act (SCA) grants that were awarded to 68 jurisdictions across the country. Including this year’s cohort of grantees, more than 840 SCA grants have been awarded to agencies and organizations in 49 states, the District of Columbia, …

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Nov 18

Column: Criminal Sentencing Reform in Georgia Has Become National Model

The Augusta Chronicle By Newt Gingrich and Kelly McCutchen Texas is celebrating 10 successful years of reform that has led to the lowest crime rates since 1967 and the lowest rate of incarceration in a generation. Meanwhile, the state of Georgia is following in the Lone Star State’s footsteps by increasing public safety and reforming …

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Nov 17

Prosocial Employment Programs Create Positive Outcomes For Men in Michigan Correctional Facilities

By Erica Nelson and Ashleigh Fryer, CSG Justice Center staff Participants in the Michigan Department of Corrections’ Vocational Village learn cabinet making during a carpentry skills class. Looking forward 30 years from now, Curtis sees a future where he’s retired and living off the 401k he’s accrued after years of working a steady job he …

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Nov 16

Register for Webinar: Supporting People with Serious Mental Illnesses and Reducing Their Risk of Contact with the Criminal Justice System

Hosted by the Judges and Psychiatrists Leadership Initiative Date: Wednesday, Dec. 20 Time: 1–2:20 p.m. ET People who have serious mental illnesses (SMIs) are increasingly overrepresented in the criminal justice system. But as leaders in behavioral health, psychiatrists are in a unique position to address the complex needs of this population. This webinar will provide an overview …

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Nov 16

Register for Webinar: Collateral Consequences of a Juvenile Adjudication–How Juvenile Records Can Affect Youth Even After the Case is Over

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: Tuesday, Nov. 28 Time: 2–3 p.m. ET Juvenile records do not just disappear when youth turn 18, and those records can significantly affect a child’s …

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Nov 15

Gov. Reynolds of Iowa Meets Face to Face with Incarcerated People at Maximum Security Facility

By CSG Justice Center Staff Joining the growing list of governors and elected officials who have joined the Face to Face initiative (#MeetFacetoFace), Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds recently visited the maximum security Anamosa State Penitentiary. During their visit, Gov. Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg met with people incarcerated in the facility who are participating in Iowa’s largest apprenticeship program. The pair also led …

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Nov 15

Register for Webinar: Practical Considerations Related to Release and Sentencing for Defendants Who Have Behavioral Health Needs: A Judicial Guide

Hosted by the Judges and Psychiatrists Leadership Initiative Date: Tuesday, Dec. 12 Time: 2–3:30 p.m. ET This webinar is for the field-wide release of Practical Considerations Related to Release and Sentencing for Defendants Who Have Behavioral Health Needs: A Judicial Guide, a resource designed to assist judges in making informed connections to treatment for people …

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