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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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! [...]

Guest Speaker: Commonwealth Attorney Marsha Garst

Commonwealth Attorney Marsha Garst again returned to the Valley Justice Coalition on October 17th. [...]

Correctional Accreditation Recommendation

The following was presented to the Community Criminal Justice Board on 29 August 2016: Accreditation improves public confidence in correctional facilities which meet [...]

Conditions of Confinement Improvement Recommendation

Procedures for Inmate Grievances [...]

Upcoming Community Criminal Justice Board Meeting

Mark your calendars! The Community Criminal Justice Board is meeting on Monday, August 29th. We will be presenting our proposals [...]

New Vision and Goals Documents

The Valley Justice Coalition has recently released our new mission, vision, and goals. [...]

Criminal justice and the Church in our Community: a Day of Learning

See the excellent follow up article at MennoBytes here. Mennonite Central Committee is hosting a day of learning, exploration, and discussion about the criminal justice [...]

EMU Discussion on Incarceration and Reentry

EMU is holding a panel and dialogue about the impacts of incarceration and re-entry on April 19th. [...]

Levar Stoney to Speak at Gemeinschaft Event

Levar Stoney will be speaking at Gemeinschaft's annual fundraising dinner to be held at Harrisonburg Mennonite Church Friday, April 22, with a silent auction from 5 pm and the [...]
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