Jennifer M. Joyce

I am a former four-term elected prosecutor for the City of St. Louis.  I now provide consulting services to prosecutors on issues such as policy development, process managment, leadership and communications -- both internal and external.  I work with the Prosecutors' Center for Excellence, and am a co-owner of Vera Causa Group Consulting, LLC, a woman-owned business.

Paper Crane Funding Solutions

Paper Crane Funding Solutions provides fund development services for municipalities, community organizations and philanthropies, especially when their work intersects and they're working collaboratively.  Having successfully worked with community partners to develop and write the successful BCJI application and Implementation Plan for the Flint, Michigan University Avenue Corridor BCJI site, we have continued to engage with BJA and BCJI grantees to develop public safety strategies and applications to fund these initiatives.


University of North Dakota, College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Criminal Justice

The Criminal Justice Studies Program at the University of North Dakota was established in 1974 with grant support from the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration of the U.S. Department of Justice. Since its inception, this interdisciplinary program has pooled the resources of the Departments of Anthropology, Philosophy, Sociology, and of course Criminal Justice. The program of study leads to a specialized degree of Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Studies  (B.S.

Learning Designs, Inc.

Learning Designs, Inc. uses best practices to develop, deliver, and evaluate custom training. Our goal is to help you close the gap between employee potential and performance. We partner with our clients to achieve results by design.

We provide Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) training for criminal justice organizations.

National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated at Rutgers University

The National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated at Rutgers University, under the leadership of Director Ann Adalist-Estrin, has provided consultation to government and non-government agencies and community programs in 47 states including Connecticut’s statewide Children of Incarcerated Parents Initiative; Sesame Street; Austin Independent School District, Prison Fellowship Ministries, and The Red Heart Association of Taiwan.

Lore Joplin

Lore Joplin provides technical assistance to government agencies and non-profits. Her professional focus is on the analysis of public policy issues, including financial, operational, and political impacts at state and local levels. She has comprehensive experience managing complex projects and facilitating collaborative mapping and planning processes. Her work spans multiple areas including criminal justice, health care policy, and higher education. Ms.

LEAD National Support Bureau

The LEAD National Support Bureau is a project of the Public Defender Association (PDA) in Seattle, WA (, and the Katal Center for Health, Equity & Justice in New York, NY (, to provide support and technical assistance to jurisdictions around the nation which are planning and implementing LEAD (Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion) programs.

John Cavin

John Cavin is a self-employed writer, editor, and proofreader who works on criminal justice-related documents and web-site content from the Council of State Governments and Fox Valley Technical College, and on academic and educational documents from professors, editorial services, and textbook publishers. Before moving from Washington, DC, to Minneapolis in 2010, he worked primarily as a contractor in federal environments for more than 11 years, most recently in the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.