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View an Overview of Correctional Facilities on Tribal Lands Grants, which includes grant award amounts, project descriptions, and site photographs.

For statistical information, visit the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) website.

For research and evaluation information, visit the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) website.

The Behavioral Health Needs Framework and Collaborative Comprehensive Case Plans

During this September 4, 2019, BJA-supported webinar, two jurisdictions will explain how they used Collaborative Comprehensive Case Plans to enhance their case planning processes and promote recovery, successful diversion from the criminal justice system to treatment, or reentry to the community among their participants. Register to participate in this webinar.



Improving Job Readiness and Retention for Higher Risk Populations

The National Reentry Resource Center, with funding support from BJA, will host Improving Job Readiness and Retention for Higher Risk Populations on August 28, 2019, at 2 p.m. ET. During this webinar, participants will learn about the integration of social learning and/or cognitive behavioral approaches, as well as other-risk reduction strategies, in employment program models. Learn more and register to participate in this webinar.



Second Chance Act Pay for Success Initiative: Outcomes-based Contracting To Lower Recidivism and Homelessness

The FY 2019 Second Chance Act Pay for Success Initiative: Outcomes-based Contracting To Lower Recidivism and Homelessness solicitation is now available. The purpose of this program is to assist local, state, and tribal governments in converting reentry and permanent supportive housing service contracts into outcomes-based contracts in order to ensure accountability and improve performance with regard to recidivism reduction and increasing nights housed and emergency service savings. Apply by: October 15, 2019.



Innovations in Supervision Initiative: Community Corrections Collaborations to Reduce Violent Crime and Recidivism

In partnership with BJA, the Council of State Governments Justice Center is seeking applications from state and local government agencies or federally recognized tribal entities to serve as model sites for the Innovations in Supervision Initiative (ISI): Community Corrections Collaborations to Reduce Violent Crime and Recidivism program. Apply by: August 30, 2019.



Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Local Solicitation

BJA has released the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) FY 2019 Local Solicitation. BJA will award JAG Program funds to eligible units of local government under this solicitation. Apply by: August 23, 2019.



PREA Targeted Implementation Planning and Support Program

The PREA Targeted Implementation Planning and Support (PREA TIPS) Program opportunity from Impact Justice, the non-profit that runs the PREA Resource Center, is for locally operated small and medium jails, juvenile facilities, community confinement facilities, lockups, and tribal facilities to receive federal funds to assist in PREA implementation. Apply by August 30, 2019.



Improving Job Readiness and Retention for Higher Risk Populations (Webinar)
Dates: 8/28/2019 - 8/28/2019
Location: 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET,

The Behavioral Health Needs Framework and Collaborative Comprehensive Case Plans (Webinar)
Dates: 9/4/2019 - 9/4/2019
Location: 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET,

Strategies for Instructional Excellence
Dates: 9/9/2019 - 9/11/2019
Location: Grand Island, NE

2019 Forum on Criminal Justice
Dates: 9/15/2019 - 9/18/2019
Location: Arlington, VA

Grants Management Training Day
Dates: 9/15/2019 - 9/15/2019
Location: Arlington, VA

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InnerChange Freedom Initiative (Minnesota)
A voluntary, faith-based prisoner reentry program that attempts to prepare inmates for reintegration into the community, employment, family, and other significant relationships through educational, values-based programming.

Project BUILD
A violence prevention curriculum designed to assist youths in detention overcome obstacles such as gangs, violence, crime, and substance abuse.

Changing Course
An interactive journal designed specifically for offenders incarcerated in a local correctional setting (i.e., jail) who have been screened or identified as having a potential substance use disorder.

Connections
A juvenile court-based program designed to address the needs of juvenile offenders on probation who have emotional and behavioral disorders and the needs of their families. The approach is meant to be an integrated, seamless, coordinated system of care for children with mental health problems.

Little Village Gang Violence Reduction Project (Comprehensive Gang Model)
A comprehensive, community-wide program designed to reduce serious violence in Chicago's gang-ridden Little Village neighborhood.

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More Than Emptying Beds: A Systems Approach to Segregation Reform, Bureau of Justice Assistance, May 2016. This resource focuses on the overuse of restrictive housing in America's prisons and jails and highlights the efforts of jurisdictions to reduce segregation and improve conditions in a safe and smart way.
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Reducing Recidivism: States Deliver Results, BJA-Sponsored, June 2014. This report highlights significant reductions in recidivism rates in eight states: Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, and Wisconsin.
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Solutions for Safer Communities: BJA FY 2013 Annual Report to Congress, Bureau of Justice Assistance, March 2015. This Annual Report describes the funding, technical assistance, and diverse resources BJA provided in FY 2013 to support jurisdictions in reducing and preventing crime and promoting fairness in the criminal justice system.
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Solutions for Safer Communities: BJA FY 2012 Annual Report to Congress, Bureau of Justice Assistance, 2014. This Annual Report describes the funding, technical assistance, and diverse resources BJA provided to support jurisdictions in reducing and preventing crime and promoting fairness in the criminal justice system.
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National Gang Center, Winter 2014, Volume 3, BJA-sponsored, 2014. This article presents highlights of the American Probation and Parole (APPA) probation and parole gang membership interviews.
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Program Performance Report: Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification Grant Program, July 2011-March 2012, BJA-Sponsored, 2013. This report summarizes the performance data FY 2006-2010 Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification (SAVIN) grantees reported between July 2011 and March 2012.
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Program Performance Report: Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification Program (SAVIN), January-June 2013, BJA-Sponsored, 2014. This report summarizes the self-reported performance data submitted by 29 SAVIN grantees between January and June 2013. These grantees received BJA SAVIN funding in Fiscal Years 2007–2011.
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Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP) Annual Report - Fiscal Year 2013, BJA-sponsored, September 2014. This report presents an overview of the grant activities of JMHCP grantees during FY 2013.
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Program Performance Report: Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) Program, January-June 2013, BJA-Sponsored, September 2014. This report provides information about RSAT grantee activities during the January through June 2013 period.
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Program Performance Report: Correctional Systems and Correctional Alternatives on Tribal Lands (CSCATL), April 2012-March 2013, BJA-Sponsored, September 2014. This report examines key findings of the CSCATL program, highlighting grantee progress toward achieving strategic plans, renovation, or construction projects.
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