In April 2016, more than 400 participants from 110 jurisdictions gathered in Chicago for a three-day meeting on how to reduce crime and incarceration while improving public trust in justice.
Bureau of Justice Assistance Director Denise O’Donnell and Center for Court Innovation Director Greg Berman delivered keynote addresses. In her address, O’Donnell announced the winners of the 2016 Community Court Grant Program.
The Belmont Revitalization Project is one of many initiatives being led by the Brownsville Community Justice Center, which seeks to transform the justice system in Brownsville, reduce crime and incarceration, and strengthen public trust in justice by providing alternatives to incarceration and creating opportunities for diversion for youth and community members who come into contact with the law.
Participants from more than 75 U.S. jurisdictions and 10 countries gathered in San Francisco for Community Justice 2014, an international summit on how to reduce crime and incarceration while improving public trust in justice.