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Rickey Moore

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A Second Chance for Prisoners, and Their Warden

The New York Times By Erica L. Green and Annie Waldman This article was reported and written in a collaboration with ProPublica, the nonprofit investigative journalism organization. Every day Ron Jackson walks into work and is reminded of his failures. As Mr. Jackson, the warden of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation adult correctional facility, patrols the cells, he …

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Investing in Futures: Economic and Fiscal Benefits of Postsecondary Education in Prison

Efforts to build robust postsecondary education programs in prison have accelerated in recent years, with support from a broad range of groups, from correctional officers to college administrators. This report from the Vera Institute of Justice and the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality describes how lifting the current ban on awarding Pell Grants …

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Register for Webinar: Self-Care for Justice Professionals

Hosted by the Justice Clearinghouse Trauma work significantly impacts the brain and body of justice professionals. This webinar will present interventions that a person can use to mitigate these effects; it will also discuss the personality types that are drawn to trauma work and working with other people’s trauma, and the self-care interventions appropriate for …

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In Wisconsin, First-of-its-Kind Facility Prepares People Inside Prison for Employment

By The Council of State Government Justice Center Staff The significance of employment for people returning to their communities from incarceration is well known; however, jobs are not always easy to find. Many state corrections departments face challenges not only equipping people with the technical skills necessary for employment, but also with helping them find …

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Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management International Conference

The 2019 Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management’s international conference, cohosted by the Johns Hopkins University – University Pompeu Fabra Public Policy Center, will feature more than 50 sessions aimed at examining the new and emerging global challenges that warrant pragmatic and evidence-informed policy responses. Conference policy areas will include: crime, violence, and justice; employment …

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2018 JMHCP Grantee Orientation

Hosted by The Council of State Governments Justice Center, with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance. Download a PDF of the presentation. In this webinar, CSG Justice Center staff explain the training and technical assistance opportunities and resources available to grantees, and staff from the Bureau of Justice Assistance …

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Self-Assessment for Employment-Focused Reentry Programs

Finding employment is a critical part of successful reentry for the millions of people returning to communities after incarceration, but it’s not the only part. Appropriately addressing criminogenic risk and needs as well as the soft and hard skills necessary for the workplace are also key in reducing recidivism and improving long-term job retention in …

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Behavioral Health Justice Reinvestment in Oregon: Third Presentation

The third presentation to Oregon’s Behavioral Health Justice Reinvestment Steering Committee helped guide discussion about building upon the project framework to improve individual and system outcomes for people cycling through Oregon’s criminal justice and health systems. Source: JusticeCenter

American Jail Association 38th Annual Conference and Jail Expo

The American Jail Association (AJA) Annual Conference and Jail Expo is the only national event that focuses exclusively on local jails and detention facilities. The conference will offer an educational conference with networking opportunities, professional development, and access to emerging jail technologies and products. Topics will include issues related to mental health; bail reform; comprehensive reentry …

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LEAD Diversion Program Is Expanding to the City of Burien, Washington

Real Change By Ashley Archibald Jimmy Matta became mayor of a changing Burien. The bedroom community in which he took up domicile was largely untouched by the explosive growth that struck Seattle in recent years, bringing with it intense wealth as well as increasing inequality and gentrification. The city no longer enjoys the relative quiet …

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