Active BJA Funded Project(s):
Improving Wellness Support for Institutional Corrections Employees
Training, technical assistance and research.
AEquitas' mission is to improve the quality of justice in sexual violence, intimate partner violence, stalking, and human trafficking cases by developing, evaluating, and refining prosecution practices that increase victim safety and offender accountability. AEquitas' staff includes former prosecutors who provide 24/7 case consultation; conduct legal research; deliver live and web-based trainings; and publish articles, monographs, and other resources. AEquitas’ guiding philosophy is that success in criminal cases means achieving justice, which the U.S.
Founded in 1911, NLADA is America’s oldest and largest nonprofit association devoted
to excellence in the delivery of legal services to those who cannot afford counsel. NLADA has a
long history of providing technical assistance, including seminal systems evaluations,
training, and toolkits to promote excellence in state and local public defense delivery systems.
NLADA team devoted to this project bring extensive technical assistance and evaluation
experience, as well as a wealth of field experience in public defense delivery. NLADA is a
SEARCH, The National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics, is a nonprofit membership organization through which states speak with a collective voice and provide thought leadership on issues related to justice information-sharing and services. SEARCH supports the information-sharing, interoperability, communications, information technology, high-tech crime investigative, and criminal records systems needs of state, local, and tribal justice and public safety agencies and practitioners nationwide.
VCPI serves as a powerful resource for public safety and communities nationwide, advancing public safety through the development and delivery of training (onsite and eLearning); consulting; technical assistance; program development, implementation, and management; and much more. Since 1997, VCPI, a nonprofit organization, has trained over 50,000 public safety professionals and others in a wide variety of public safety topics.
VCPI’s experience and expertise expands beyond the development and delivery of training, to include:
For over 40 years, the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) has provided comprehensive training programs to help law enforcement professionals master the principles, concepts, and skills needed to fight cyber and economic crime.
The Vera Institute of Justice combines expertise in research, demonstration projects, and technical assistance to help leaders in government and civil society improve the systems people rely on for justice and safety.
Vera is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit center for justice policy and practice, with offices in New York City, Washington, DC, New Orleans, and Los Angeles. Their projects and reform initiatives, typically conducted in partnership with local, state, or national officials, are located across the United States and around the world.
The CNA Corporation analyzes and solves problems by getting as close as possible to the people, the data – and the problems themselves – in order to find the clear, credible answers government leaders need to choose the best course of action.
The Urban Institute’s Justice Policy Center staff members conduct research and evaluations and provide technical assistance to improve justice policy and practice at the national, state, and local levels. Urban researchers examine the development, implementation, and impact of policing, crime prevention, and gang disruption initiatives. The work includes a large breadth of topics ranging from risk assessment, community corrections and reentry, human trafficking, forensic science, courts and sentencing, to gun violence.