Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice Virtual Meeting

Sponsor: Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice The Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (FACJJ), established by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (Section 223), is supported by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). The committee is made up of appointed representatives from the nation's state advisory groups and advises the […]

How Do Relapse Prevention Plans Support Reentry?

Sponsors: The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center with support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Rates of overdose and overdose deaths among people reentering the community from jail or prison are alarmingly high, often due to relapse to substance use. But while we know that addiction is a chronic […]

Ending the Triple Pandemic: Advancing Racial Equity by Promoting Health, Economic Opportunity and Criminal Justice Reform

Sponsors: Trust for America’s Health, American Public Health Association, NAACP, and the National Collaborative for Health Equity Please join Trust for America’s Health, American Public Health Association, NAACP, and the National Collaborative for Health Equity, on July 30, 2020, at 2:00 pm ET for a congressional briefing titled, Ending the Triple Pandemic: Advancing Racial Equity […]

How to Respond Effectively to People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in the Criminal Justice System

Sponsors: The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center and Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (sometimes known as I/DD) are an often overlooked population in the criminal justice system because of a lack of identification and understanding and service gaps that prevent providers’ abilities to address their needs. At […]

Learn from Home: Beyond Statements – How to Use Your Voice for Meaningful Change

Sponsor: 3BL Media In the wake of George Floyd’s death, businesses around the world issued statements of support of Black Lives Matter and racial justice, and against police brutality and systemic racism. These declarations are encouraging, but corporate statements will have little impact if they are not backed up by effective, sustained advocacy calling for a […]

Building Relationships Between Communities and Police: What Prosecutors Need to Know

Sponsors: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), U.S. Department of Justice & Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention National Training and Technical Assistance Center (OJJDP NTTAC) The death of George Floyd has brought renewed attention to calls for reform to the justice system and to law enforcement. One of the most critical […]

2020 State Criminal Justice Network Conference

Sponsor: National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Every year, NACDL brings together advocates from around the country for our annual State Criminal Justice Network Conference. This year's Virtual Conference offers […]

Intro to Neurobiology of Addiction

Sponsor: National Criminal Justice Training Center Given the high rates of addiction and co-occurring disorders in a criminal justice population, familiarity with the latest research on addiction is essential to […]