February 22, 2016

Fw: National Reentry Resource Center Newsletter, February 2016

On Monday, February 22, 2016, 11:11 AM, National Reentry Resource Center <info@csgjusticecenter.org> wrote:

New Second Chance Act Funding Opportunities, and more. 
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Second Chance Act Grantees

Juvenile Justice Work Recognized by NACo, State Correctional Education Association

Recovery for Women in Wilmington, North Carolina


From The White House

President Obama Declares National Mentoring Month, Summit Convenes in Washington, DC

President's Budget Recommends $100M for Second Chance Act

States' Perspectives

Governors in More than Half the States in the Country Say Justice Reform Matters

NC, PA Share Lessons Learned from Statewide Supervision Officer Trainings

Second Chance Act Funding Opportunities

Strengthening Relationships between Young Fathers, Young Mothers, and Their Children
Deadline: March 3

Implementing Statewide Plans to Improve Outcomes for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System
Deadline: March 8

Reentry Program for Co-Occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Disorders
Deadline: March 30
Smart Supervision, Reducing Prison Populations, Saving Money, and Creating Safer Communities
Deadline: April 11

Comprehensive Community-Based Reentry Utilizing Mentors
Deadline: April 12

Upcoming Events

Webinar: People with Disabilities in the Criminal Justice System, Promising Legislation for Statewide Reforms, Promising Legislation for Statewide Reforms, National Center on Criminal Justice and Disability, Feb. 25

Webinar: Responding to the Second Chance Act Smart Supervision Solicitation, National Reentry Resource Center, March 2
Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health, Department of Child and Family Studies at the University of South Florida, March 13–16

New Publications and Resources

Second Chance Act Adult Offender Reentry Demonstration Programs: Implementation Challenges and Lessons Learned, Urban Institute and RTI International

A Successful Prisoner Reentry Program Expands: Lessons from the Replication of the Center for Employment Opportunities

Reviewing the Juvenile Justice System and How it Serves At-Risk Youth
U.S. House Education and the Workforce Committee

Reentry Education Framework Resources
RTI International
Building Effective Partnerships for High-Quality Postsecondary Education in Correctional FacilitiesVera Institute of Justice

Removing Barriers to Opportunity for Parents with Criminal Records and Their Children: A Two-Generation Approach, Center for American Progress

Roadmap for Promoting Health and Justice: A Smarter, More Effective National Drug Policy, Legal Action Center

In the News

Public Strongly Favors Prison Reform, Surveys Find
The Crime Report—Feb. 18 | National 

Editorial: A College Education for Prisoners
The New York Times—Feb. 16 | National 

Wetzel: We Have a Responsibility to Offer a Second Chance
The Hill—Feb. 10 | National 

Maryland Takes Big Step Forward on Voting Rights
The Huffington Post—Feb. 9 | Maryland 

Sheriffs, Franken Criticize Medicaid Gaps for Jail Inmates
Minnesota Public Radio—Feb. 9 | National 

Birmingham 'Bans the Box,' Removing Criminal Record Disclosure from Job Applications
AL.com—Feb. 4 | Alabama 
Can Hiring Ex-Offenders Make a Business More Profitable?
The Guardian–Feb. 4 | National

Report Cites Failure to Act Against Abusers of Juveniles in Detention
ProPublica–Feb. 3 | National 

Program Aims to Improve Job Prospects of Former Inmates While Sprucing up Philly
NewsWorks–Jan. 27 | Pennsylvania 

From Incarcerated Mother to Community Role Model: Unique Parenting Program in Bexar County Credited with Inmate's Turnaround
Corrections Today–Jan. 27 | Texas

After Incarceration, What Next?
The American Prospect–Jan. 26 | National

Barack Obama: Why We Must Rethink Solitary Confinement
The Washington Post–Jan. 25 | National

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