Community (and its non-profit organizations) remain the most effective means of behavioral control, and the most important factor in a successful reentry court
April 16, 2012 The Bureau if Justice Assistance (BJA) has announced a solicitation available to states interested in reducing statewide recidivism. This program will assist states in developing and implementing comprehensive plans to reduce statewide recidivism rates. Applicants must be state departments of corrections to be eligible and the deadline is May 21, 2012. That … Read more“Second Chance” Solicitation for Statewide Recidivism Reduction
Second Chance Act grant applications for juvenile reentry demonstration project grants, to reduce recidivism may be received up until May 14, 2012.
California, which is moving swiftly towards a county-based parole revocation system should look seriously at BJA’s three year funding of reentry court efforts
The Bureau of Justice Assistance has issued the 2011 Reentry Court RFP, making $500,000 available as part of their Second Chance Act funding (deadline June 30)
The President’s 2012 Budget contains $5 million for Reentry Courts within the Department of justice’s “Second Chance Act” funding.
“Ten Reasons to Build a Reentry Court in 2011″. revises the 2010 article, with a very different perspective; that of a Reentry Court Judge.
A phone conversation between President Obama and Eagles owner, Jeffrey Lurie, may focus national attention on the need to pass the “Second Chance Act” in 2011.
Ted Gest reports in the “Crime Report” on the prospects for continued federal funding for reentry programs such as reentry courts, in the new Congress.
Assistant Attorney General Laurie Robinson, testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee, championing 2010 “Second Chance Act” funding of $100 million
BJA’s Reentry Court RFP is open to probation-based reentry courts, reducing prison populations by refraining to sentence offenders to prison in the first place
BJA has announced a solicitation under Sec. 201 of the “Second Chance” Act for offenders with co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders.
The focus of the BJA Reentry Court solicitiaition is to reduce recidicism of serious offenders through the application of Evidence Based Sentencing Practices
OJJDP has announced a new grant under the “Second Chance Act” for applicants who mentor juvenile offenders returning from custody to the community; due:April 27
Community-Based Mentoring increases the beneficial impact of reentry courts. A reminder that the deadline for “Second Chance” Mentoring Grants is Mar. 18, 2010