This panel, held at the Community Justice 2016 International Summit, takes a comprehensive look at risk and needs assessment tools. Moderated by Brett Taylor, senior advisor on problem-solving justice at the Center for Court Innovation, the panelists include Sarah Fritsche, associate director of research at the Center for Court Innovation, Leah Garabedian, senior program manager of the Justice Management Institute, and Mark Kammerer, supervisor of the Alternative Prosecution/Sentencing Unit at the Cook County State's Attorney's Office.
Dr. Wilson Compton, deputy director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, delves into the latest research on substance use, addiction, and treatment, at a plenary session at the 2016 Community Justice International Summit.
Elizabeth Glazer, director of the New York City Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice, speaks about strategies for safely reducing the population of Rikers Island during a visit to the Center for Court Innovation.
The Harlem Community Justice Center, with the generous support of the J.C Flowers Foundation, participates in the Circles of Support Initiative, which brings together the faith community and formerly incarcerated leaders to support men and women returning home from prison. This video highlights a Circles of Support partnership between the Justice Center’s evidence-based Reentry Court and the Church of the Heavenly Rest. The program assists participants on parole who are seeking employment.