Community-based organizations

13th Annual National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children Conference: Saving Children, Saving Families, Saving Communities

The National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children (DEC) will be convening October 25-27, 2016, at the Atlantis Casino Resort and Spa in Reno, Nevada for their 13th Annual Conference. The agenda they are planning, the partners who will be participating, the experienced practitioners who will be attending, and the venue, all promise to make it a great conference! Those of you who have attended National DEC's annual conference in years past know that there is much to learn, do, and see at the conference.

Addressing the Housing Needs of Youth and Young Adults in Contact with the Justice System

Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center and the Coalition for Juvenile Justice, with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

National Gang Center - Advanced Gang Training Investigations - Little Rock, AR

The Advanced Gang Investigations training provides insight into techniques to investigate gang crimes and advanced tools for gang investigations, including information regarding how to integrate intelligence analysis and crime analysis. The training is designed to offer flexibility based on the needs of the law enforcement agencies in the geographical area where the training is being offered. The training provides awareness of existing tools, resources, and guidelines for gang investigators.

Enhancing Tribal and State Collaborations to Build Sustainable Public Safety Partnerships (Jul 2016)

This course is designed to be a proactive, comprehensive, training experience that fosters collaboration among tribal, state, federal, and local governments. The class will train and equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify existing tribal justice challenges for the purpose of strengthening partnerships to more effectively implement criminal justice initiatives in their organizations.

Enhancing Tribal and State Collaborations to Build Sustainable Public Safety Partnerships (Sep 2016)

This course is designed to be a proactive, comprehensive, training experience that fosters collaboration among tribal, state, federal, and local governments. The class will train and equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify existing tribal justice challenges for the purpose of strengthening partnerships to more effectively implement criminal justice initiatives in their organizations.

Webinar: Sustainability for Place-based Crime Reduction Initiatives

“How will we keep this going when our funding runs out?” This is a question that is – or perhaps should be – top of mind for leaders of any new initiative from Day 1. For place-based crime reduction efforts like those supported by the Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program (BCJI), there may be many paths to “sustainability”, some of which emphasize cultivating non-traditional funding sources and others which highlight the importance of partnerships and community engagement. 

BJA NTTAC Webinar - "Tips for Reporting on Training Performance Metrics"

On Tuesday, June 14, from 3:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) will host the webinar "Tips for Reporting on Training Performance Metrics". The webinar will review the performance metrics associated with training engagements in the BJA Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Reporting Portal, and offer tips for entering training activities and reporting training performance metrics thoroughly and accurately.

OJJDP NTTAC Webinar - Fostering Processes of Reconciliation

On June 1, 2016, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Deliquency Prevention (OJJDP), in collaboration with the National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice, will present the webinar "Fostering Processes of Reconciliation." This webinar will describe the National Initiative's implementation efforts in its six pilot sites and give background on the concepts and practices of reconciliation.

Enhancing Tribal and State Collaborations to Build Sustainable Public Safety Partnerships

The course consists of topics including: Collaboration & Partnerships: MOU/MOA and Tribal Governance; Understanding Issues and Tribal Threats: Law & Legal, Sovereignty for Collaboration: Best Practices and Lessons Learned; Partnership & Stakeholder Resources. This training assists participants in overcoming collaborative tribal partnership challenges by: deploying the GAP Analysis process within their strategic planning process and initiate collaborations with appropriate structure to maximize tribal and non-tribal resources in a problem-solving environment.

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