Posts by Impact Justice

Cruel and Unusual: The Case Against Registering Kids as Sex Offenders

American Bar Association's Criminal Justice magazine's Summer 2017 edition features an article by CYRR Director and Impact Justice Vice President Nicole Pittman, as well as Juvenile Law Center's Senior Supervising Attorney, Riya Saha Shah, about the harm of placing youth on the sex offender registry and the efforts being made to reform these laws.

Finance Associate

Impact Justice seeks a grants focused Finance Associate who will be primarily responsible for ensuring the accurate processing of invoices, tracking of expenses and ensuring accurate coding. Additional duties include reconciliations, budget preparation assistance, and supplemental requests regarding proposals. Other duties as assigned.

Making it Right Again

By bringing victims and perpetrators together, she’s helping repair harm and turn lives around. Meet restorative justice expert sujatha baliga.

sujatha baliga to give keynote presentation at Marquette Law School’s Restorative Justice Conference

Sujatha Baliga will give a keynote presentation at the 2016 Restorative Justice Conference hosted by Marquette Law School, Nov. 10-11 in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. The topic of this year’s conference is “Restorative Justice and Domestic Violence: Exploring Effective Pathways to Healing.” The conference is designed to bring together survivors, community members, lawyers, teachers, social workers, students and others to learn about domestic violence and pathways to healing. It will explore the usage of restorative processes such as victim-offender dialogue, surrogate dialogues, and circle processes to promote accountability and healing in domestic violence cases.

Nicole Pittman at University of South Dakota Law School Juvenile Justice Symposium

The South Dakota Law Review and the USD School of Law presented a symposium to discuss issues associated with juveniles in the criminal justice system in the United States where CYRR Director and Impact Justice Vice President Nicole Pittman spoke about the harm of placing youth on the sex offender registry and the efforts being made to reform these laws.

Community Programs Releases Report and Infographic on School-to-Prison Pipeline

Dr. Angela Irvine released a policy brief that documents that 9 in 10 detained and incarcerated youth were suspended or expelled before entering the justice system. Dr. Angela Irvine also released an infographic showing that Black boys who have been suspended are 180 times more likely to enter the California juvenile justice system than one White girl who has never been suspended.

sujatha baliga to speak at Nashville ‘Action Summit’ to consider new solutions to mass incarceration

sujatha baliga, Director of the Restorative Justice Project, will speak at “Action Summit: Restoring Justice in the City,” in Nashville, TN, a conference to discuss new initiatives to address critical issues surrounding mass incarceration and fostering restorative justice.

Guest Blog by Nicole Pittman and Eli Lehrer for Youth Transition Funders Group (YTFG)

Nicole Pittman, Director of the Center on Youth Registration Reform writes a blog post for Youth Transition Funders Group (YTFG) with Eli Lehrer, President of the R Street Institute.

LEF Exclusive Interview with Nicole Pittman of Impact Justice

In this exclusive interview with Liberty Education Forum, Nicole Pittman, Director of the Center on Youth Registration Reform at Impact Justice, discusses her work and her vision for a more just criminal justice system in the United States.

Injustice: How the Sex Offender Registry Destroys LGBT Rights

Nicole Pittman co-authors article in the Advocate about queer youth being disproportionately labeled as sex offenders.

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