More Than a Virus: Reimagining Justice during and after the COVID-19 Pandemic

What should happen with incarceration after we successfully keep the coronavirus at bay?

The New Administration Declared Addressing Intimate Partner Violence Will Be a Priority. What Are the Next Steps for the Field?

Practitioners and researchers agree it is not a question of whether we should help survivors, but how.

Kentucky Is Succeeding in Keeping Youth Out of the Juvenile Justice System

For most, the best justice solution is to stay out of the system entirely.

California's Prop 17 Just Restored Voting Rights to People on Parole. Lessons from Other States Can Help With Implementation.

The 2020 election affirmed that every vote counts and every voice matters. Enacting and effectively implementing voting rights restoration policies is a critical way to protect the rights, voice, and dignity of people involved in the justice system.

It’s Time to Declare Racism a Public Health Issue

There's no single way to heal the trauma caused by centuries of a systemically racist society. But declaring racism a public health issue is an important step.

Community-Based Supports Are Essential to Better Address Behavioral Health Needs and Reduce Incarceration

In communities with insufficient behavioral health supports, jails and prisons are some of the only places in which people with behavioral health disorders can receive treatment.

Prisons Are Traumatizing, but It Is Possible to Reduce Some of Their Harm

Prisons can take actions to treat incarcerated women with humanity, develop a more trauma-informed culture, and reduce some of incarceration’s harms.

How Community-Based Organizations Serve Trauma Survivors in Women’s Prisons

Most women enter prisons and jails with trauma or posttraumatic stress disorder and victimization experiences. Correctional institutions can’t provide the assistance they need, but other organizations can.

Three Evidence Gaps We Need to Fill to Better Support Survivors of Mass Violence and Terrorism

Mass violence events are traumatic for survivors and communities, and current evidence gaps make it more difficult to effectively respond tosupport survivors’ recovery.