Category: Second Chance Act

May 11

Apply Now: Research and Evaluation on Promising Reentry Initiatives Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications for the FY 2018 Research and Evaluation on Promising Reentry Initiatives program, which seeks to build knowledge on best practices in reentry initiatives. Specifically, this NIJ solicitation requests proposals for rigorous research to examine reentry initiatives that incorporate promising practices, strategies, or programs. For …

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Apr 27

10-Year Anniversary of the Second Chance Act Celebrated on Capitol Hill

By CSG Justice Center Staff As policymakers continue to focus on the importance of safe and successful reentry among people leaving prisons and jails, and with President Trump designating April 2018 “Second Chance Month,” a group of national leaders paused last week to reflect on the impact of the Second Chance Act—a law passed in …

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Apr 23

Register Now for Webinar: Responding to the 2018 Solicitation for the Addressing the Needs of Incarcerated Parents with Minor Children Program

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: Thursday, May 3 Time: 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET In this webinar, representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and the National Reentry Resource Center will review …

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Apr 11

Apply Now: Second Chance Act Addressing the Needs of Incarcerated Parents With Minor Children

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is accepting applications for the FY2018 Addressing the Needs of Incarcerated Parents With Minor Children Program, which is funded through the Second Chance Act. This program provides funding for states (including territories), and units of local government to promote and expand services in detention …

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Apr 11

Reentry Essentials: A Look at National Progress on the 10th Anniversary of the Second Chance Act

By CSG Justice Center Staff This is the second in a series of posts on aspects of successful reentry. Each post will include curated resources related to the featured reentry topic. Thinking on Reentry Has Evolved President George W. Bush signs the Second Chance Act in April 2008. The Second Chance Act (SCA) was signed …

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Apr 10

Responding to the 2018 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 and the National Reentry Resource Center explain the Second Chance Act Innovations in Supervision Initiative (ISI) and application …

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Apr 09

Apply Now: Second Chance Act Ensuring Public Safety and Improving Outcomes for Youth in Confinement and While Under Community Supervision Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is accepting applications for the FY2018 Ensuring Public Safety and Improving Outcomes for Youth in Confinement and While Under Community Supervision Program, which is funded through the Second Chance Act. The funding opportunities under this program are divided into three categories: Category 1 …

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Apr 04

President Trump Designates April “Second Chance Month”

By CSG Justice Center Staff President Trump on March 30 named April 2018 “Second Chance Month,” urging communities to raise awareness about preventing crime and providing people who have completed their prison or jail sentences with “an opportunity for an honest second chance.” The announcement comes on the heels of the strong action in support …

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Apr 04

Responding to the 2018 Second Chance Act Comprehensive Community-Based Adult Reentry Grant Program Solicitation

Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center, with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance In this webinar, officials from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and the National Reentry Resource Center review the Comprehensive Community-Based Adult Reentry grant program and application process. These grants are designed …

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Mar 30

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims April 2018 as Second Chance Month

The White House During Second Chance Month, our Nation emphasizes the need to prevent crime on our streets, to respect the rule of law by prosecuting individuals who break the law, and to provide opportunities for people with criminal records to earn an honest second chance.  Affording those who have been held accountable for their crimes …

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