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Local Initiatives Support Corporation

The mission of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation is to support the neighborhood revitalization efforts of community groups by providing them with financing (e.g., grants, loans, and equity capital), technical and management assistance, training opportunities, and policy support.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Building Lasting Capacity for Violent Crime Reduction in Rural Communities
  • Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation FY 2015 Training and Technical Assistance Program

Council of State Governments

THE COUNCIL OF STATE GOVERNMENTS

Founded in 1933, The Council of State Governments (CSG) is the nation’s only organization serving all three branches of state government. CSG is a region-based forum that fosters the exchange of insights and ideas to help state officials shape public policy. This offers unparalleled international, national, and regional opportunities to network, develop leaders, collaborate, and create problem-solving partnerships. CSG's national headquarters is in Lexington, Kentucky.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Justice Reinvestment Initiative: State-level Training and Technical Assistance - Assisting Two States
  • Supporting Health, Home, and Family for Comprehensive Reentry
  • FY 19 Data-Led Governing
  • JMHCP CBP TTA Center
  • National TTA for Law Enforcement Responses to MHD/IDD
  • FY19 JMHCP TTA
  • JRI: Training and Technical Assistance to Four States
  • Enhancing Reentry Efforts in Tribal Communities
  • Innovations in Supervision Initiative - JC
  • Training and Technical Assistance and Web-based Resources to Enhance Tribal Court Systems
  • FY 17 Justice Reinvestment Initiative State-Level Technical Assistance (Supplement)

American University

American University (AU) creates meaningful change in the world. With highly ranked schools and colleges and internationally recognized faculty, AU offers a balance between class time and a career-advancing experience in Washington, D.C., and beyond. Its students, among the country's most politically active, distinguish themselves for their service, leadership, and ability to rethink global and domestic challenges and opportunities.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • VTC Risk Assessment Project

Center for Court Innovation

The Center for Court Innovation seeks to help create a more effective and humane justice system by designing and implementing operating programs, performing original research, and providing reformers around the world with the tools they need to launch new strategies.

Operating Programs

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Center for Court Innovation: National Community Court Initiative
  • Center for Court Innovation State-Based Adult Drug Court TTA
  • Tribal Risk/Need Assessment Tool
  • Sixth Amendment Strategic Planning: A Research-to-Practice Approach
  • Center for Court Innovation State-Based Adult Drug Court Technical Assistance Program

Community Resources for Justice

The Crime and Justice Institute (CJI) bridges the gap between research and practice with data-driven solutions that drive bold, transformative improvements in criminal and juvenile justice systems. CJI works with local, state, tribal, and national criminal justice organizations, providing nonpartisan policy analysis, implementation consulting, capacity building assistance, and research services to advance evidence-based practices and create systems-level change.

Some of CJI’s major projects include:

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Restrictive Housing Reform Implementation Assistance Program
  • BJA FY 21 Justice Reinvestment Initiative: State-level Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • Justice Reinvestment Initiative: National Training and Technical Assistance
  • Crime and Justice Institute Project to Increase Public Safety through Justice Reinvestment

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