Starting today and for the next two days you have an opportunity to learn about jail and corrections initiatives throughout the state – and that learning is offered free and from the nearest computer with Zoom capability.
The 3rd Annual Jail Resource Day kicked off Monday morning with panel discussions of Community Treatment, Criminal Justice and Continuum of Care. Full schedule details HERE.
You can still attend the three-day event – via Zoom – by logging onto: https://bit.ly/3bbslyT.
Hosted by the Arkansas Criminal Detention Facilities Review Committee Office, the Arkansas Division of Community Correction, the Arkansas Division of Correction and the Public Policy Center of the University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture, Jail Resource Day is a meeting of jail and correctional professionals, public and community leaders, volunteers and those with an interest in the criminal justice system.
The events of each day are focused on learning, sharing and supporting jails throughout the state as all work together to develop community engagement, programming, reentry and support services.
Topics on Tuesday, May 11 are: Reentry 101, Good Grid Overview, Education and Programming, Information and Data, Making People Better, Community Partners in the Jail and Grans and Grant Resources for Jails. Sessions begin at 9 a.m. and ends at 4:15 p.m. Full schedule details HERE.
Topics on Wednesday, May 12 are: Jail Staff Planning and Success Strategy, Reducing Risk and Promoting Safety, Jail Programming Efforts by the Cooperative Extension Service, Inmate Work Planning and Programs, Community Teams at Work in the Jail and Value and Role of Data in a Jail. Sessions begin at 8:30 a.m. and continue until 4 p.m. Full schedule details HERE.