Policy & Progress Update

Posted on October 19, 2020

Today, as the COVID-19 pandemic and social dynamics create an inflection point, people across New York City and the country demand change: Racial equity. Safer neighborhoods. Opportunity for all. To respond, policymakers, philanthropic institutions and civic leaders need new strategies to enhance collaboration and maximize the impact of social services. In this latest policy and progress update, CJII outlines a new model of community-based ...

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Opportunity Knocks: Community Investment Provides Launching Pad for Our City's Youth

Request for Proposals for Evaluation of Selected Reentry Programs

Posted on March 5, 2020

The New York County District Attorney’s Office (DANY) is requesting proposals to evaluate two reentry programs within the Criminal Justice Investment Initiative. The programs are part of DANY’s broader investment in diversion and reentry support services to effectively address the needs and risks of young adults and adults in the justice system. First, the solicitation seeks an evaluator for the College and Community Fellowship’s ...

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Request for Proposals for Center for Trauma Innovation

Posted on January 23, 2020

The New York County District Attorney’s Office (DANY) is requesting proposals to develop and implement a Center for Trauma Innovation (CTI) in northern Manhattan. The goal for the CTI is to address the needs of people exposed to trauma by enhancing and expanding trauma-informed and trauma-specific services and resources. The CTI will focus on communities of color that experience disproportionate rates of violence and have less access to ...

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Request for Proposals for a Process Evaluation of the Community Navigator Program

Posted on November 21, 2019

The New York County District Attorney’s Office (DANY) is requesting proposals for a process evaluation of the Community Navigators Program. Hunter College is currently implementing the Community Navigator Program. Navigators connect individuals to the resources and services they need to improve their well-being and to prevent undesired outcomes, including criminal justice involvement and victimization. The investment is part of DANY’s ...

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CJII Grantee Application to Provide Peer-to-Peer Training and Technical Assistance

Posted on October 23, 2019

Grantees of the New York County District Attorney’s (DANY) Office’s Criminal Justice Investment Initiative (CJII) are invited to apply to provide training and technical assistance (TTA) to other CJII grantees. DANY is seeking grantees who are experts in providing peer-to-peer TTA in various programmatic areas, to provide TTA services to other CJII grantees. Selected grantees will join the CJII TTA Consortium's peer competition pool. ...

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CJII progress report – March 2019

Posted on March 26, 2019

Today, the City University of New York Institute for State and Local Governance (CUNY-ISLG) released a report marking the progress of the Manhattan District Attorney’s $250 million Criminal Justice Investment Initiative (CJII). CUNY-ISLG provides technical assistance for CJII, including managing the solicitation and contracting process, providing guidance to award recipients, and providing oversight and performance measurement throughout the ...

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Request for Proposals to Evaluate the Trauma-Informed Abusive Partner Intervention Program

Posted on March 11, 2019

The New York County District Attorney’s Office (DANY) is requesting proposals to evaluate the Trauma-Informed Abusive Partner Intervention Program (TI-APIP). The TI-APIP initiative is situated within DANY’s broader efforts to combat intimate partner violence (IPV), to hold abusive partners accountable, and to reduce recidivism. The Urban Resource Institute is planning and implementing the TI-APIP, which will adopt a holistic and compre...

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RFP for West Harlem Community Reentry Project

Posted on January 23, 2019

The District Attorney’s Office is requesting proposals to plan and implement a three-pronged community healing, reentry, and violence prevention project. This West Harlem Community Reentry Project will employ restorative justice, credible messengers, and a capacity-building incubator for local community-based organizations to promote healing among community members and between the community and law enforcement; support community members who ...

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Request for Proposals for Training and Technical Assistance Consulting

Posted on November 1, 2018

  The New York County District Attorney’s Office (DANY) requesting proposals (RFP) to deliver training and technical assistance (TTA) consulting to grantees of its Criminal Justice Investment Initiative. DANY seeks expertise in TTA delivery across 3 broad areas: strategic support, operations management, and programmatic support. TTA experts, including but not limited to nonprofit and/or for-profit organizations, individual consult...

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CJII Grantee Application to Provide Peer-to-Peer Training and Technical Assistance

Posted on November 1, 2018

  Grantees of the New York County District Attorney’s (DANY) Office's Criminal Justice Investment Initiative (CJII) are invited to apply to provide training and technical assistance (TTA) to other CJII grantees. DANY is seeking grantees who are experts in providing peer-to-peer TTA in various programmatic areas, and engage these grantees as experts to provide TTA services to other CJII grantees. Earlier this year, CJII grantees were ...

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