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Divert and Panorama top CJA Awards 2017

We are delighted to announce the winners of this year's CJA Awards. A full list of the winners can be found here and further details of their work, and the work of shortlisted and longlisted organisations and individuals can be found in What Good Looks Like.

PGA President Andrea Albutt speaks at CJA Members Meeting

Andrea Albutt, President of the Prison Governors Association, spoke at the last CJA Members Meeting about the historical and current challenges facing the prison service and what can be done to improve treatment and outcomes for prisoners and staff. A full transcript of her speech is available here.

CJA Awards 2017 Shortlists

We are delighted to announce the shortlists for this year's CJA Awards. The full lists for outstanding organisation, individual and journalism are available here.

CJA Trustee Recruitment

The Criminal Justice Alliance is seeking to recruit new trustees to join our Board from January 2018. We always aim to recruit both from our member organisations and among those with expert knowledge to bring to our work. Please find below: Background Information on the CJA and its Board, including a Role Description Recruitment Analysis Form Applicants are asked to send a CV and covering letter (of no more than 500 words) outlining why they’re interested in the role and what they could bring to our Board. They’re also asked to provide details of two referees. Applications close on Monday 25 September. Interviews will be in October.    
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Justice Select Committee inquiries

The Justice Select Committee has announced two new inquiries. Written submissions for the Transforming Rehabilitation inquiry should be made by 17 November. The 'Prison Population 2022' inquiry is open until 4 December. More information about both inquiries and how to make a submission is available here.

Lammy Review

The Lammy Review, chaired by David Lammy MP, has published its final report on the treatment of, and outcome for, BAME people in the criminal justice system. People from minority ethnic communities continue to be charged, tried and punished and higher rates than white people. The report is available here.

Farmer Review on prisoners and families

Lord Farmer's review of prisoners' family ties has called them the 'golden thread' that should tie together any rehabilitation policy framework. The Farmer Review was commissioned in 2016 in partnership with Clinks to explore how the nature of relationships between prisoners and their families can improve rehabilitation.
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