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Cooperative Agreement - Across State Lines: Interstate Compact

23 Nov 2020

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under Fiscal Year 2021. This initiative, Across State Lines: Interstate Compact, is a collaboration between the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision (ICAOS) and the National Institute of Corrections. In documentary film format, the project will take a historical look at the interstate compact --- what it is, why it exists, and whether the compact works.

Cooperative Agreement - Across State Lines: Interstate Compact

The National Corrections Industries Association, in partnership with NIC is pleased to announce the newly updated Online Guide to Reentry-Focused Performance Excellence.

10 Jun 2020

Visit the Online Guide to Reentry-Focused Performance Excellence to start improving your correctional industries today!

The National Corrections Industries Association, in partnership with NIC is pleased to announce the newly updated Online Guide to Reentry-Focused Performance Excellence.

Correctional Workers Week 2020

7 May 2020

Message from the Director
Correctional Workers Week 2020

Correctional Workers Week 2020

The US Attorneys Office announces nearly $60 Million in grants for Reentry programs geared towards offenders who have served their sentences

9 Apr 2020

United States Attorney William M. McSwain Announces Nearly $60 Million in Grants Available to Support Offenders’ Successful Reentry into Communities and to Prevent their Reversion to Criminal Behavior.

The US Attorneys Office announces nearly $60 Million in grants for Reentry programs geared towards offenders who have served their sentences

Implementing the PREA Standards, Protecting Inmates, and Safeguarding Communities

9 Mar 2020

The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) directs the Department of Justice to provide grants to jurisdictions and agencies nationwide to “protect inmates (particularly from prison rape) and to safeguard the communities to which inmates return.” 34 USC § 30305(a).

Through this program, BJA is seeking applications for funding of projects designed to prevent, detect, and respond to sexual abuse and sexual harassment in confinement facilities, and to achieve and maintain compliance with the PREA standards.

Implementing the PREA Standards, Protecting Inmates, and Safeguarding Communities

NCCHC's Suicide Prevention Resource Guide

28 Oct 2019

NCCHC and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention have teamed up to create a guide to preventing inmate suicide in jails and prisons. Based on both organizations’ expertise, with input from national experts in the field of correctional mental health and suicide prevention, this resource provides a road map for navigating the complexities of suicide prevention behind bars – and can help save lives. The Suicide Prevention Resource Guide is now available for download.

NCCHC's Suicide Prevention Resource Guide

Integrated Reentry & Employment Strategies: Pilot Project Process Evaluation Report

25 Oct 2019

The IRES Pilot Project Process Evaluation Report details findings from the implementation of strategies to improve recidivism and job readiness for people returning to communities from incarceration.

Integrated Reentry & Employment Strategies: Pilot Project Process Evaluation Report

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