TTA News & Information

Join the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) in observing National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) from April 2 – April 8. This year’s theme is Strength. Resilience. Justice., which represents the vision for the future in which victims feel strengthened through the support they receive, organizations show resilience in responding to challenges, and communities achieve collective justice and healing.

Join the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) for an informational webinar on the fiscal year (FY) 2017 Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Program: Strategic Support for PREA Implementation in Local Confinement Facilities Nationwide grant on Friday, April 7 at 1:00 p.m. ET. This webinar will provide information on the PREA Program and competitive grant announcement, as well as provide participants the opportunity to ask questions.

Join the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) for an informational webinar on the fiscal year (FY) 2017 BJA National Initiatives – Adjudications: Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) to Support the Protection of Constitutional Rights Under the Sixth Amendment grant on Tuesday, April 4 at 2:00 p.m. ET. This webinar will provide an overview of the new BJA solicitation for prospective applicants. Participants will also have the opportunity to ask questions directly to BJA staff.

The Vera Institute of Justice has released a new publication, A New Normal: Addressing Opioid Use through the Criminal Justice System, which advocates for a smarter, evidence-based approach for opioid abuse treatment and recovery.