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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Welcome Back Reentry Center Open!

The Valley Justice Coalition in collaboration with the Institute for Reform and Solutions has launched a reentry drop-in/welcome center open to those recently released from [...]

Guest Speaker: Tom Brenneman

This coming Monday, March 21st, we will be hosting Tom Brenneman. Tom is a social worker in the community with a background working with court involved youth. [...]

Welcome Back Reentry Center Coming Soon

The Valley Justice Coalition in collaboration with the Institute for Reform and Solutions are initiating a reentry drop-in/welcome center open to those recently released from [...]

Middle River Regional Jail Authority Board Meeting

The Middle River Regional Jail Authority Board is meeting at 9:00am on Tuesday, March 8th. The meeting will be held at the jail itself, at 350 Technology Dr, Staunton, VA [...]

Guest Speaker: Jeree Thomas

Our regular noon meeting on Monday, February 22nd, will feature Jeree Thomas, an expert in juvenile justice. Jeree Thomas is an attorney with the JustChildren Program of the [...]

Visiting artist Mark Strandquist

Mark Strandquist, artist, activist and educator, will be in Harrisonburg February 22 – 23, 2016 for a series of exhibitions and events at James Madison University and [...]

County commits to reducing incarceration of mentally ill

The Rockingham County board of supervisors has passed a resolution committing to reducing the number of people with mental health challenges who are incarcerated! This [...]

Public Screening: Medical Care at Middle River Regional Jail

Public Screening & Community Dialogue Report Questions Medical Care at Middle River Regional Jail Amidst our concerns about Middle River Regional Jail (MRRJ) medical [...]

(L)earn-a-Bike work party

10/17: The (L)earn-a-Bike program needs one hour of your time! The (L)earn-a-Bike program was launched in May through Harrisonburg Gift & Thrift, and [...]

Improved Psychiatric Crisis Response

There will now be two new part-time psychiatric crisis intervention-specific positions at the Rockingham-Harrisonburg Jail thanks to a $250,000 grant from the U.S. [...]
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