Category: Prison Rape Elimination Act

[Apply Now] PREA Targeted Implementation Planning and Support Program

Impact Justice, with funding from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, is seeking applications for the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Targeted Implementation Planning and Support (TIPS) program. PREA TIPS will assist small and medium locally operated jails, juvenile facilities, community confinement facilities, and tribal facilities with PREA implementation. Agencies and facilities will receive strategic guidance …

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A Wave Forward: San Francisco Hopes to Lead the Charge to Address Transgender Inclusivity in the Criminal Justice System

Vera Institute of Justice By Karina Schroeder “Pronoun Showdown,” announced Stephan Thorne as he stood in front of a classroom of 15 or so sheriff’s deputies—new employees attending a mandated training session. It’s a catchy phrase that Thorne likes to use when he explains the importance of addressing people by their pronouns. Yet it’s also …

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Register for Webinar: Practical Impact of the Age of Criminal Responsibility

Hosted by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention In this webinar, the Age of Criminal Responsibility Research Training and Technical Assistance Center, the National Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Resource Center, and the PREA Coordinator for the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department will discuss how age of criminal responsibility policies impact youth being served in …

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