First Friday Forum: Voting Rights x Pretrial JusticeContains 1 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 02/07/2020 at 12:00 PM (EST)
With voting top of mind, due to 2020 being an election year, we are starting the year off with our First Friday Forum focused on voting rights. Join Robert Patillo, Executive Director, The Peachtree Street Project of Rainbow/Push Coalition and Lake County, IL Sheriff John Idleburg for a conversation about their efforts around ensuring voting rights, access, and representation for individuals who are incarcerated.
First Friday Forum: What's Happening in Pretrial JusticeContains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 12/06/2019
Join PJI's Leadership Team as they review the major activities in pretrial justice from the past year and what they expect to see as we enter 2020. They will also give an overview of the results from the last six months of PJI's equity transformation.
Race and Pretrial Detention: Why Data MattersContains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 11/01/2019
Join us for a conversation with Wendy Sawyer of the Prison Policy Initiative, who will talk about their new issue brief, How race impacts who is detained pretrial, and PPI's mission of using data to spark advocacy campaigns. We'll also be joined by Douglas Smith from the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition who will share his on-the-ground experience using data as a tool for decarceration in Texas.
The Cost of Liberty: Bail in Juvenile CourtContains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 09/10/2019
Nineteen states and territories allow money bail in the juvenile system. This workshop will help educate participants on the findings presented in a report from the National Juvenile Defender Center - A Right to Liberty: Reforming Juvenile Money Bail. The workshop will also cover risks associated with incarceration and the consequences of money bail.
Survey says what?!?! Results from the Scan of Pretrial PracticesContains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 09/06/2019
Join us for the September First Friday Forum to find out how this 3rd generation of bail reform is taking root in local communities. The Pretrial Justice Institute (PJI) has conducted a national scan of practices approximately every ten years since 1979. The 2019 Scan of Pretrial Practices surveyed counties – from large and urban to small and rural – about their pretrial justice practices. You’ll be simultaneously encouraged and concerned as we share highlights of this soon-to-be-released report.
How We Talk: Research-Based CommunicationsContains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 06/12/2019
PJI CEO Cherise Fanno Burdeen will highlight features of the new Communications and Community Engagement Toolkit, designed to empower users to join discussions around pretrial justice reform in the United States with regard to policy, language, and various media and policymaking forums. This toolkit represents an evolution in our thought process to keep pace with fast-moving changes in conversations around mass incarceration and the role of pretrial justice.
First Friday Forum - What's Happening in Pretrial (May 2019)Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 05/03/2019
Pretrial improvements are underway across the country. Join PJI as we provide an update on changing practices, legislation, and litigation efforts, as well as new resources.
Pretrial Justice: The Role of Law EnforcementContains 2 Component(s)
Sponsored by the International Association of Chiefs of Police, these on-demand e-learning modules are tailored to law enforcement leaders and frontline officers. Topics include the law and research underlying pretrial justice as well as strategies improve victim and community safety, maximize court appearance, and target jail resources to the highest risk defendants.
Voters Reject Default Detention: Results from National Public Opinion PollingContains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 07/27/2018
The Pretrial Justice Institute (PJI) released a new survey showing most voters want to see a more equitable justice system that focuses on safety and favor community-based supports rather than default pretrial incarceration.
Pre-arrest Diversion: Is it part of your pretrial justice strategy?Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 06/07/2018
One of the best ways to prevent individuals with behavioral health needs from ever entering the front door of the justice system is to divert them into community-based services. Join PJI's Sue Ferrere with special guests as they discuss how pre-arrest diversion can be integrated into your pretrial justice strategy.