Community Criminal Justice Days

Community Criminal Justice Days   The Institute for Reform and Solutions is hosting Community Criminal Justice Days, on October 18 and 19, 2017 at Blue Ridge Community College in Weyers Cave, Virginia. Community Criminal Justice Days has been designed to share information with the citizens of Rockingham, Page, Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge Counties, and the cities therein, [...]

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Training Event and Networking Fair

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The Harrisonburg-Rockingham-Page Reentry Council is sponsoring an In-Service Training & Networking Fair, Friday, September 15, 2017 from 9:00AM – 3:00PM at Lucy Simms [...]

Documentary showing at Court Square Theater

On August 22nd, at 7:00 pm, Court Square Theater in downtown Harrisonburg will be showing Rocktown Justice: UNLOCKED, a documentary exploring over-incarceration in this area [...]

Women, Poverty, and Crime Panel

Dr. Becca Howes-Mischel, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at JMU will be moderating a panel discussion on the plight of women in poverty, including discussion of how some [...]

Hidden Costs: April’s Story

This series, “The Hidden Costs of Incarceration”, is being written in the context of the alarming increase in incarceration rates in America, which have grown sevenfold in [...]

ROOTS Weekend-Richmond

ROOTS Weekend-Richmond – April 20-23, 2017 – is the fifth of six regional gatherings that Alternate ROOTS is convening throughout the South from 2015-2017. Through the [...]

Guest Speaker: Defense Attorney Louis Nagy

Louis Nagy will be joining us for a question-and-answer session at our regular noon meeting on March 27th. Mr. Nagy is a local defense attorney and member of the Community [...]

Guest Speaker: Monica Martin, District Chief Magistrate

Monica Martin will be joining us at our regular Monday noon meeting on March 20th. Ms. Martin oversees all magistrates in the 26th Judicial District, including 6 counties, 2 [...]

Feb. 9 Discussion with RAPP, CURE, and RIHD

Our local Fellowship of Reconciliation chapter and the Valley Justice Coalition are cosponsoring an event this Thursday, February 9th featuring guests from across Virginia [...]

Virginia 2017 Legislative Bills

Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants has provided us with the following list of state legislative bills they are seeking support for in 2017. While we have not [...]

Rocktown Justice: UNLOCKED has been released!

After nearly two years in the making, Rocktown Justice: UNLOCKED, a documentary on our local criminal justice system has been released! [...]