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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) is the preeminent organization in the United States advancing the mission of the nation's criminal defense lawyers to ensure justice and due process for persons accused of crime or other misconduct. 

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • FY2022 National Training and Technical Assistance: Capital Case Litigation Initiative
  • Justice For All: Sixth Amendment TTA

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):

  • CVI in Schools: A New Approach to STOP School Violence
  • Building Capacity for Safer Communities
  • Building CVI Resources for a Stronger Field
  • Building Lasting Capacity for Violent Crime Reduction in Rural Communities

National American Indian Court Judges Association

The National American Indian Court Judges Association (NAICJA) is a national association comprised of tribal justice personnel and others devoted to supporting and strengthening tribal justice systems through education, information-sharing, and advocacy. NAICJA is a nonprofit corporation established in 1969 as a corporation in the State of Delaware following the enactment of the federal Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968. The Act required tribes to follow certain requirements similar to those in the Bill of Rights in the U.S. Constitution.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • FY18-20 Holistic Defense Pilot TTA

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):

  • Color in Court: Racial and Ethnic Disparities Initiative Program Assessment, Training and Technical Assistance
  • Veterans Treatment Court Risk and Need Enhancement Initiative

Fox Valley Technical College

The National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College (NCJTC) is a leading national training organization in the field of criminal justice.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • BJA FY 2023 Tribal Justice Training and Technical Assistance ProgramCategory 1: Tribal Justice System Strategic Planning (TJSPP)
  • BJA FY 2023 Tribal Justice Training and Technical Assistance Program Category 3: Addressing Illicit Substance Use and Related Crime (IASA)
  • BJA FY 2022 Tribal Corrections Capacity Building Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • BJA FY2021 Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations and Training and Technical Assistance Program-Category 2
  • Internet of Things
  • Alcohol and Substance Abuse Related Crime TTA
  • Comprehensive Strategic Planning
  • BJA FY18 Tribal Corrections Capacity Building Training and Technical Assistance

Center for Effective Public Policy

The Center for Effective Public Policy (CEPP) is a nonprofit organization first incorporated in Pennsylvania in 1981 with its main office in Kensington, MD, and satellite offices in San Francisco, CA; Melbourne Beach, FL; Chicago, IL; Indianapolis, IN; Minneapolis, MN; Newark, NJ; Lebanon, PA; Columbia, SC; and Edgerton, WI.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • BJA FY 22 Community Supervision Resource Center

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

Justice Information Resource Network

The Justice Information Resource Network (JIRN) is a national nonprofit organization of state Statistical Analysis Center directors and other researchers and practitioners throughout government, academia, and the justice community who are dedicated to the use of research and analysis to make informed policy and program decisions.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • BJA FY 23 Department of Justice Death in Custody Act -Training and Technical Assistance Center
  • FY 2021 Smart Suite Training and Technical Assistance Program

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 State-Based Adult Drug Court TTA

International Association of Chiefs of Police

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) is the world’s largest and most influential professional association for police leaders. With more than 30,000 members in over 160 countries, the IACP is a recognized leader in global policing, committed to advancing safer communities through thoughtful, progressive police leadership. Since 1893, the association has been serving communities worldwide by speaking out on behalf of law enforcement and advancing leadership and professionalism in policing worldwide.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation/Community Based Crime Reduction Training and Technical Assistance
  • Mass Violence Advisory Initiative
  • Crisis Response and Intervention Training (CRIT) Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • Preventing Violence Against Law Enforcement Officers and Ensuring Officer Resilience and Survivability (VALOR) Initiative – Category 3: Law Enforcement Agency and Officer Resilience Training Program
  • National Law Enforcement Training & Technical Assistance Response Center
  • EGCOT: Evidence-Guided and Community-Oriented Training
  • National Officer Safety Initiative
  • Law Enforcement Agency & Officer Resilience Training Program

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