Category: community corrections

[Register for Webinar] The Essential Role of Juvenile Diversion

Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention  Date: Monday, Sept. 23 Time: 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. ET In 2016, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention began awarding grants to states seeking to revamp their juvenile diversion policies and …

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A Right to Liberty: Reforming Juvenile Money Bail

This snapshot from the National Juvenile Defender Center is based on statutory analysis and interviews with juvenile defenders in every state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. It examines how state laws governing money bail in delinquency proceedings are put into practice in local jurisdictions and how those practices can impact youth and their families in …

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Online Course: Ten Steps to Transforming Probation Departments to Reduce Recidivism

The American Probation and Parole Association has released an online course designed in partnership with the National Reentry Resource Center. Based on A Ten-Step Guide to Transforming Probation Departments to Reduce Recidivism, the course provides a ten-step action plan to help a probation department visualize transformation of its practices from beginning to end, and to align it with …

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[APPLY NOW] Innovations in Supervision Initiative: Community Corrections Collaborations to Reduce Violent Crime and Recidivism

In partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center is seeking applications from state and local government agencies or federally recognized tribal entities to serve as model sites in the Innovations in Supervision Initiative (ISI): Community Corrections Collaborations to Reduce Violent Crime and …

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[Request for Proposals] The Bernard and Audre Rapaport Foundation

The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Foundation invites letters of inquiry by August 15, 2019 for support for projects that will make a substantial difference in the lives of incarcerated men and women after they have completed their sentences. The significant impediments that incarcerated men and women face as they attempt to re-start their lives and …

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[Register for Webinar] Responding to the Reducing Revocations Challenge Request for Proposals

Hosted by Arnold Ventures and the CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance (ISLG) Arnold Ventures and ISLG have launched the Reducing Revocations Challenge, a national research and policy initiative dedicated to transforming probation and reducing unnecessary failures that contribute to mass incarceration. The Reducing Revocations Challenge seeks to support action research in up to 10 jurisdictions …

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[Apply Now] Reducing Revocations Challenge

Arnold Ventures and the CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance (ISLG) are accepting applications for the Reducing Revocations Challenge, a national research and policy initiative dedicated to transforming probation and reducing unnecessary failures that contribute to mass incarceration. The Challenge seeks to support action research in up to 10 jurisdictions around the country to better understand why revocations occur …

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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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Apply Now: Innovations in Supervision Initiative–Community Corrections-Led Violence Reduction Grant Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), through The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center, is inviting proposals from states, localities, and federally recognized tribal jurisdictions to serve as models for probation and/or parole partnerships with law enforcement and/or prosecuting agencies to reduce violent crime and recidivism among people under supervision. …

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Register for Webinar: Community Supervision and Behavior Change—Techniques That Work

Hosted by the Justice Clearinghouse Changing the way a client behaves is an important component of community supervision. This webinar will provide insight into the basics of behavior modification by drawing from current thinking and examples in the field, demonstrating how it can be effectively implemented in community supervision. Presenters will provide practical examples of how …

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