Valley Justice Coalition

October Community Criminal Justice Board

The next Community Criminal Justice Board will be Monday, October 15, 2018 at 7:00pm in Memorial Hall Auditorium. Faith in Action will be leading a march from Court Square by our local jail and to the auditorium. We are expecting special guest speakers from the National Association of Counties. Transportation will be provided back to Court Square after [...]

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Racism and Mass Incarceration

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Laura Ruple will be presenting on racism and mass incarceration, at the James Madison University General Education Student Conference on September 22, 2017. Come see her [...]

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 [...]

Parole Board chair replaced

Governor Terry McAuliffe has replaced the chair of the Virginia Parole Board in hopes of increasing the number of people released on parole. The Valley Justice [...]