Valley Justice Coalition

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 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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Poetry without Borders

Join us for a night of bilingual poetry in support of reuniting immigrant families, featuring poems written by children living in detention at the Shenandoah Valley [...]

Opioid Film Screening

Come to Fishersville on July 24th for a film produced by the FBI, Chasing the Dragon, followed by critical discussion about the rhetoric and discourse of addictions in public [...]

13th Documentary at Simms

Come see the award-winning documentary, 13th at Lucy Simms on Wednesday, June 20th. Click here to add this event to your [...]

Fania Davis on Truth and Reconciliation for Harrisonburg

Fania Davis on Truth and Reconciliation Commissions in Harrisonburg and throughout the US Dr. Fania Davis is a leading national and global voice calling for a truth and [...]

Concert: Stories and Songs of Incarceration

Gemeinshaft Home residents along with Harrisonburg-area and JMU student and faculty musicians will share stories and songs written in a collaborative research [...]

Lynching in Virginia Events

Dr. Gianluca De Fazio, Assistant Professor of Justice Studies at JMU, has done extensive work to research and document the history of lynchings in Virginia. There are [...]

Beyond Incarceration Summit

A group from Harrisonburg is carpooling to the Beyond Incarceration Summit from April 6-8 in New Orleans, Louisiana. This event will include a number of nationally renowned [...]

Free Movement Conference

We're taking a bus down to the Free Movement Conference on March 23-25 Contact us if you are interested in participating and we can help coordinate registration and [...]

Harrisonburg Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2018

We are excited to share a number of events that have been planned for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2018 in Harrisonburg. [...]

Updated Drug Court Policies

On Monday, December 18th, Marsha Garst joined the regular meeting of the Valley Justice Coalition to discuss the policies and practices of our new drug court. Many changes [...]