Valley Justice Coalition

Ban the Box in Higher Education Panel

April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Join a panel of education and criminal justice experts to discuss the benefits of making Virginia Higher Education institutions and JMU prohibit the discrimination of criminal history in their admission process.  For more info on this initiative click here. Confirmed for the Panel Dr. Stanley [...]

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Harrisonburg Jail Funding Soars as Social Funding is Stagnant

It's hard to imagine other government functions growing this much year after year. Harrisonburg City Funding by Year [...]

Vigil of Solidarity for Families Impacted By Local Incarceration

On Saturday, March 2nd 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 [...]

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 [...]
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