By Joe Russo & Doris Wells, National Institute of Justice
Also this week:
From last week:
OVER THE WALL
- Missouri Aims To Boost Correctional Officers' Low Pay To Help Fill Vacancies
- SC lawmakers push for inmate work bill to help reduce overcrowding in prisons
- Large-scale search of Hutchinson Correctional Facility yields 46 weapons, other contraband
- KSP: Inmate walks away from work crew in Union County
- Inmate, 71, dies at Northern Nevada prison
- Tucson jail inmate dies after fight with corrections officer
- Alabama sheriff to probe death of inmate serving 60-day sentence
- Dance to Be Free Brings Dance Workshops to Women's Prisons
- Kern Valley State Prison officials investigating inmate death as homicide
- Inmate accused of escaping Chambers County work detail appears in Columbus courtroom on unrelated charges
BUSINESS: Press Releases
- ALABAMA COMPANY IS ON A MISSION TO IMPROVE CARE OF PEOPLE ADDICTED TO OPIOIDS IN AMERIC...
- NaphCare is Off to a Great Start Providing Healhcare in the Fulton County Jails
- Correctional Facilities Present Unique Environmental Challenges – GTL’s Technology is T...
- Securus Technologies Announces the Activation of Additional Wireless Containment Soluti...
- Industry Veteran Joins GTL as Executive Vice President of National Sales Team
Interviews with Women Currently or Formerly Under Supervision Are Available
National Research on Women in the Justice System Available-Call for Factsheet
Recent Radio Show on Women Returning from Prison at:
Women in the criminal justice system have higher rates of substance abuse, physical and sexual violence, HIV, mental health and unemployment issues per national research. Approximately 7 in 10 women under correctional supervision have minor children.
Who: Current and past women under supervision, The Court Services and Offender
Supervision Agency, the US Attorney’s Office, the US Parole Commission, D.C. Healthy Start
Consortium and the Fairview Residential Reentry Center.
What: Speakers and Information Sessions
Where: Temple of Praise, 700 Southern Avenue, SE, Washington, D.C. 20032
When: Saturday, February 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Why: The Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency and allied organizations have implemented a comprehensive plan to increase services to women offenders. The annual Women’s Re-entry Forum is part of that plan.
Navigating Your Journey:
- Positive Reentry
- Economic Independence
- Education, Training, Employment, Nontraditional Jobs
- Dress for Success
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