Valley Justice Coalition

Vigil of Solidarity for Families Impacted By Local Incarceration

This Saturday, February 16 at 10:30 am on Court Square, Harrisonburg VA, Faith in Action and the Northeast Neighborhood Association are holding a Vigil of Solidarity to support families impacted by local incarceration. Specifically, this event will call for the elimination of the dollar a day Rockingham-Harrisonburg Regional Jail keep fee, the hiring of a [...]

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The Burden of Fines & Fees: An Educational Event

An educational seminar and call to action Learn how the numerous fees charged to defendants are criminalizing poverty and impeding their ability to get back on the right [...]

Albemarle Moves to Eliminate Jail Keep Fee

The Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail is moving toward eliminating their $1 per day “keep fee”, with a vote scheduled for March 14th. Until now, Albemarle has [...]

Lobby Day 2019

Join us on January 18, 2019 along with Justice Forward Virginia, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Virginia Association of Criminal [...]

Brian Moran coming to Harrisonburg

On Tuesday, Dec. 4th at 4:30pm, Virginia Secretary of Public Safety Brian Moran and Parole Board Chair Adrianne Bennett are coming to Harrisonburg to discuss parole in [...]

Community Forum on Criminal Justice and Criminalization

What: Forum to present new community-police relations report as well as a review of Harrisonburg Police Department’s Standard Operating Procedures. The forum will invite [...]

Aging Prisoners: A Community Discussion

Join us for a free seminar on Virginia's aging prison population and statewide efforts to release elderly prisoners through parole. This seminar will take place on Saturday, [...]

October Community Criminal Justice Board

The next Community Criminal Justice Board meeting will be Monday, October 15, 2018 in Memorial Hall Auditorium. At 6pm, join the Valley Justice Coalition, the Northeast [...]

Marsha Garst on Reentry Housing

Commonwealth Attorney Marsha Garst will be speaking on the need for better housing options for inmates being released from jail and prison Thursday, October 11, from [...]

Reentry Conference in Norfolk

Norfolk Reentry Council is hosting a conference on September 24th on building collaborative partnerships to support prisoner reentry. A handful of us are traveling to [...]

Paloma Saucedo Criminal Justice Discussion

Paloma Saucedo will be hosting a discussion about criminal justice issues on Monday, August 20th at Pale Fire Brewery. Read Paloma's platform statement to learn more [...]