Organization Overview Impact Justice is a national innovation and research center that is committed to reducing the number of people involved in our juvenile and adult criminal justice system, improving conditions for those who remain incarcerated, providing meaningful opportunities for success for those rejoining our communities and improving justice outcomes for crime victims. Impact Justice … Continued
This infographic shows what happens when a young person’s case is diverted from the juvenile legal system to the Restorative Community Conferencing process.
La Cole has more than 30 years of experience in corrections, having worked in both male and female prisons, community corrections, and parole. She held various management positions and oversaw residential community corrections programs including specialized programs such as therapeutic community, youthful offenders, boot camp, and a work release program in a county jail. She … Continued
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 15, 2018 Contact: Kyung Jin Lee 510-788-0284 firstname.lastname@example.org A NEW COLLABORATIVE AWARDED GRANT TO EVALUATE INITIATIVES TO IMPROVE HEALTH OUTCOMES FOR WOMEN OF COLOR The National Black Women’s Justice Institute, Impact Justice, and ETR will partner with The California Wellness Foundation to implement an original, participatory evaluation framework Berkeley, CA: The … Continued
Mica Astion is a Senior Program Associate for the PREA Resource Center (PRC). Much of Mica’s past work has been focused on sexual and domestic/intimate partner violence research. During her previous employment with the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, the Boston Police Department, and most recently, Abt Associates, Mica’s research portfolio included … Continued
Over the past 10-15 years, the youth justice system has seen a national decline in the total number of youth who are in post-adjudication ranches, camps, out-of-home placements, and probation. This follows two decades of steep increases in juvenile incarceration, a direct result of “get-tough-on-crime” policies that dominated our justice systems in the 1980s and 1990s. … Continued
Photographer: betto rodrigues Source: Shutterstock Los Angeles, CA - July 12, 2016 - Black lives matter protestor crying during march on City Hall following ruling on LAPD fatal shooting of African American female Redel Jones. Photographer: Charles Deluvio Source: Unsplash Source: iStock Photographer: Mikhail Olykainen Source: Shutterstock Photographer: Barbara Kinney Source: Emerson Collective Oakland, California: Homecoming Project … Continued