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FY 2014  Second  Chance  Act   Comprehensive  Juvenile  Reentry  Systems   Reform  Planning  Programs   Brought  to  you  by:    

The Na0onal  Reentry  Resource  Center,  a  project  of  the   Council  of  State  Governments  Jus0ce  Center  and  the      

Office of  Juvenile  Jus0ce  and  Delinquency  Preven0on,  U.S.   Department  of  Jus0ce   ©  2011  Council  of  State  Governments  Jus0ce  Center  


The Second Chance Act of 2007

•  Public Law  110-­‐199  signed  into  law  on  April  8,  2008   •  Authorized  $165  million  for  prisoner  reentry   programs  in  fiscal  years  2009  and  2010,  including   $55  million  for  state  and  local  reentry   demonstra0on  projects  

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•  Authorized by  the  passage  of  the  Second  Chance  Act  in  April   2008   •  Launched  by  the  Council  of  State  Governments  in  October   2009   •  Administered  in  partnership  with  the  Bureau  of  Jus0ce   Assistance,  U.S.  Department  of  Jus0ce   •  The  NRRC  has  provided  technical  assistance  to  over  600   juvenile  and  adult  reentry  grantees  since  incep0on    

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Speakers Josh Weber  

Director of  Juvenile  Jus0ce  Program   Council  of  State  Governments  Jus0ce  Center   jweber@csg.org    

Elizabeth Seigle  

Policy Analyst   Council  of  State  Governments  Jus0ce  Center   eseigle@csg.org.    

Gwendolyn Dilworth    

Juvenile Jus0ce  Program  Specialist   Office  of  Juvenile  Jus0ce  and  Delinquency  Preven0on   Office  of  Jus0ce  Programs   U.S.  Department  of  Jus0ce   Gwendolyn.dilworth@usdoj.gov    

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Today’s Presentation Goals of  Ini0a0ve     Award  Details   Eligibility  Criteria   Target  Popula0on   Program-­‐Specific  Informa0on   Applica0on  Details   5


Goals of Initiative To develop  a  Comprehensive  Juvenile  Reentry  Systems   Reform  Strategic  Plan  that  includes  the  following:   •  Improved  assessment  policies  and  prac0ces.   •  A  more  integrated  approach  to  pre-­‐release  services  and  planning   and  post-­‐release  services  and  supervision  that  reflects  what   research  demonstrates  improve  outcomes  (see  Appendix  A).   •  Enhanced  program/policy  monitoring,  quality  assessments,   implementa0on  supports,  and  accountability  prac0ces.   •  Enhanced  youth  outcomes  data  collec0on,  analysis,  repor0ng,   and  decision-­‐making.    

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Amount and Length of Awards •  OJJDP will  make  as  many  as  8  awards  this  fiscal  year.   •  Awards  will  be  as  high  as  $100,000.   •  Ini0al  award  period  will  be  for  a  12-­‐month  project  period.     Future  Years  Funding:  FY14  planning  awards  under  this  program  will   be  eligible  for  future  funding  that  could  include  an  individual   implementa0on  award.   •  In  FY15,  OJJDP  expects  to  make  as  many  as  four  total  implementa0on  awards.   •  Implementa0on  awards  will  total  $1  to  $2  million  each.     •  Awards  will  enable  state  to  implement  their  strategic  plans.    

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Eligibility Criteria •  State juvenile  correc0onal  agencies   •  Juvenile  jus0ce  agencies  that  oversee  the  reentry   process  for  youth  placed  in  local  correc0onal  facili0es   post-­‐disposi0on   •  State  planning  agencies    

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Target Population •  Robust target  popula0on  of  incarcerated  youth  to  impact   state  or  local  outcomes.   •  Focus  on  youth  assessed  as  medium  to  high-­‐risk  for  re-­‐ offending.   •  Targeted  youth  must  be  admieed  to  program  prior  to   their  18th  birthday  (program  may  con0nue  to  implement   its  juvenile  reentry  plan  for  these  youth  beyond  their   18th  birthday).  

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Program-Specific Information: Defining and Measuring Youth Reentry Outcomes •  Recidivism Reduc0on-­‐   •  Establish  baseline  recidivism  rates.   •  Iden0fy  ambi0ous,  measurable,  and  achievable  targets  for  reducing   baseline  rates.   •  Demonstrate  annual  progress  toward  achieving  established  targets.    

•  Posi0ve Youth  Outcomes-­‐   •  Establish  baselines  for  a  priority  set  of  posi0ve  outcomes  for  the   target  youth  popula0on.     •  Iden0fy  ambi0ous,  measurable,  and  achievable  annual  targets  for   improvement  in  these  posi0ve  youth  outcomes.   •  Demonstrate  annual  progress  toward  achieving  established  targets.    

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Mandatory Requirements of a Comprehensive Reentry Program Descrip0on of  state’s  long-­‐term  reentry  strategy.   Detailed  juvenile  reentry  implementa0on  schedule  and  sustainability  plan.   Documenta0on  reflec0ng  establishment  of  a  juvenile  reentry  task  force.   Discussion  of  role  of  stakeholders  and  cer0fica0on  of  involvement.   Extensive  evidence  of  collabora0on  with  key  state  and  local  agencies.   An  extensive  discussion  of  role  of  correc0onal  agencies.   Documenta0on  that  reflects  support  of  chief  execu0ve  officer.   Descrip0on  of  evidence-­‐based  methodology  and  outcome  measures.   A  descrip0on  of  project  replica0on  if  demonstrated  effec0ve.   A  plan  for  analysis  of  hurdles  to  reintegra0on  of  juveniles  into  the   community.   •  Baseline  recidivism  rate  for  the  proposed  target  popula0on.     •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  • 

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Planning and Capacity Building Deliverables and Allowable Use of Funds •  Establish a  task  force  or  commieee  to  develop  a  juvenile  reentry  systems   reform  strategic  plan  and  guide  and  oversee  its  implementa0on.   •  Develop  and  implement  an  outcome  measurement  and  evalua0on  plan.   •  Develop  a  juvenile  reentry  systems  reform  strategic  plan  that  includes  a   self-­‐assessment  and  descrip0on  of  ac0ons  that  will  be  implemented  to   achieve  key  reforms.   •  Develop  an  Implementa0on  Plan   •  Establish  a  Sustainability  Plan    

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For Application Details… •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  • 

Collabora:on with  other  Federal  Agencies-­‐  see  page  12-­‐13   Mandatory  Requirements…  -­‐  see  page  9-­‐11   Budget  Informa:on-­‐  see  pages  14-­‐15   Performance  Measures-­‐  see  pages  16-­‐17   Project  Evalua:ons-­‐  see  pages  17-­‐18   What  an  Applica:on  is  Expected  to  Include:  see  pages  19-­‐24   Selec:on  Criteria-­‐  see  page  25   Review  Process-­‐  see  page  25   Addi:onal  Requirements-­‐  see  pages  27-­‐28   How  to  Apply-­‐  see  pageg  28-­‐30   13


Questions and Answers

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