Category: Collaboration

Apply Now: 2018–19 Beyond the Bars Fellowship

The Beyond the Bars Fellowship, housed within the Center for Justice at Columbia University, offers students and community members an interdisciplinary leadership development program to foster and deepen their identity, analysis, skills, and network with the goal of ending mass incarceration and creating a more just and safe world. Through seminars, workshops, and guest lecturers, …

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Baltimore County, Maryland: A Police-Mental Health Collaboration Assessment

In September 2016, Baltimore County, Maryland’s county executive asked the CSG Justice Center to conduct an independent assessment of its law enforcement and behavioral health collaboration, the Baltimore County Crisis Response System (BCCRS), which helps the county respond to people who have behavioral health needs. In partnership with the Baltimore County Police Department (BCPD), the …

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Report to Albany on the LEAD Program: One-Year Anniversary

In April 2016, the City of Albany, NY implemented its Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) Program—an initiative that was first piloted in Seattle/King County, Washington in 2011—to help address the city’s public safety and public health concerns. This report released by the Katal Center for Health, Equity, and Justice details the early positive results and …

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