The monthly Justice Matters newsletter features news from Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) leadership, case studies and success stories from grantees, and the latest resources from BJA.
From the Current Issue:
Providing support for community violence intervention programs that contribute to the reduction and prevention of future community-based violence is a priority for the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the Office of Justice Programs.
The Bronx-Osborne Gun Avoidance and Prevention Project in New York City is reducing gun violence by giving young people facing first-time charges for loaded-gun possession a second chance with expert mentoring and job-based skills.
Peace For DC employs community-based violence intervention workers who provide resources and new opportunities for high-risk individuals in Washington, D.C. neighborhoods experiencing gun violence.