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  • Hi everyone--for all of you who work with local or state governments, please encourage them to apply for emergency federal funds through Bureau of Justice Assistance formula grants .  This money was made available a ...

  • As jails and prisons across the country must think about the spread of Covid-19 throughout their populations, many are looking to release people. The group, Media Justice, has put out the attached document citing arguments ...

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  • @Wendy Shang , Thanks for sharing this (and making sure it's in the UP Library ). ​This article brings up a lot of interesting things to consider. When I read your summary, I first wondered why videoconferencing would ...

  • Thank you all for the excellent resources that have been posted on responding to the current health crisis.  A recent NYT Op-Ed, excerpted and attached below, from a New York City Health Commissioner,  Brooklyn DA., ...

  • Thank you for sharing this with the community, @Sue Ferrere ! I don't see a deadline on the form to submit it. Do they have a deadline for collecting this information? The link to complete this has been added to the ...

  • I received this invite via email today. Sharing in casa anyone is interested. ABA Civil Rights and Social Justice Section We cannot do our work without your support! The Section has undertaken a   wide-ranging ...

  • Eunice, Thank you for sharing these funding opportunities with the University of Pretrial! In addition to the helpful information you provided, I also want to share that based on their website  OJP has extended some ...

  • Passing these on.    https://amend.us/covid/ "Dr Brie Williams and her team at UCSF and Amend, have put together these resources to help combat the pandemic in prisons and jails.  They use a public health lens that ...

  • Thanks, Sue. Like others, PTACC will continue to compile Deflection and Pre-Arrest Diversion COVID-19 resources across systems from police to pre-trial to prosecutors to treatment to recovery to housing to services to ...