May 12, 2015

Intergovermental Reentry Workshop Webinars

Intergovermental Reentry Workshop Webinars

This webinar will provide an overview of the Intergovernmental Reentry Workshop (Workshop). The Agenda for the onsite regional Workshops will be reviewed. In addition, we will introduce topics that will be covered in the pre-Workshop webinars. Teams have been asked to complete an exercise and prepare a brief presentation to be delivered on the first day of the onsite regional Workshops. We will allow a period to address any questions teams may have regarding the exercise, presentation or other matters relating to the Intergovernmental Reentry Workshop and pre-Workshop activities.

Leslie A. Hagen, EOUSA will give a presentation on the Impact of Recent Federal Legislation on Reentry : Tribal Law & Order Act (TLOA) – Tribal Justice Plan: Reentry Issues & Recommendations and Intergovernmental Collaboration; Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) - Overview of Related Training and Technical Assistance by Tribal Judicial Institute (TJI); Tribal Law & Policy Institute (TLPI), SAMHSA Tribal TTA Center, Fox Valley Technical College, Criminal Justice Center for Innovation and American Probation and Parole Association.

Last in a series of webinars leading up to the Intergovernmental Reentry Workshop, Planning for Reentry: From Federal, State, and Tribal Correctional Facilities to Communities in Indian Country, presented collaboratively by The Council of State Governments (Reentry Resource Center), Center for Court Innovation, Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe Reentry Program and Justice Solutions Group.

January 14, 2014

Tuck WBENC Executive Program: Class of 2013

Tuck WBENC Executive Program: Class of 2013

Justice Solutions Group President Shelley Zavlek recently completed the Women's Business Enterprise National Council's Executive Program for 2013.

The Tuck-WBENC Executive Exchange Program is an intensive, five-day executive development program for WBENC-Certified Women's Business Enterprises (WBEs). It is an intensive learning experience that focuses primarily on increasing the competitive advantage and robustness of the participant's own business. Up to 50 WBE attendees will form a learning community that will continue to provide a source of support, expertise, opportunities, and strategic alliances long after graduation.

For more information, visit their website at http://www.wbenc.org

August 27, 2013

BJA Announces Training & Technical Assistance is Available for Qualifying Tribes

BJA Announces Training & Technical Assistance is Available for Qualifying Tribes

BJA, through the American Probation and Parole Association in partnership with the Tribal Judicial Institute and the National Tribal Judicial Center, announced the availability of training and technical assistance to assist federally-recognized Indian tribes address identified gaps in justice-related training and implementation of specific provisions in the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-211). Assistance is available in the following three areas:

  • Exercising enhanced sentencing authority.
  • Seeking and preparing for federal assumption of jurisdiction.
  • Enhancing indigent defense services in tribal communities.

Those who need to request technical assistance can do so here.

May 30, 2013

BJA Releases FY 2013 PREA Program

BJA Releases FY 2013 PREA Program

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) has released the FY 2013 PREA Program: Demonstration Projects to Establish “Zero Tolerance” Cultures for Sexual Assault in Correctional Facilities solicitation. Demonstration projects funded through this solicitation will support comprehensive approaches within state, tribal, and local adult and juvenile correctional facilities to prevent, detect, and respond to incidences of sexual victimization. All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. EST on July 5, 2013. Please click here to access the solicitation.

March 18, 2013

Justice Solutions Group Launches New Website

Justice Solutions Group Launches New Website

Welcome to our new website! We're very exicited to finally launch and give a glimpse of what Justice Solutions Group is all about.

Be sure to check out all the sections including our Services, Projects, Upcoming Events and more. We look forward to hearing from you soon!