Grant Awarded to Urban Resource Institute Through D.A.’s Criminal Justice Investment Initiative

Posted on October 11, 2018

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., today announced the award of a $1.475 million grant to Urban Resource Institute (URI), a leading provider of domestic violence programs and services in New York City, to plan and implement an abusive partner intervention program (APIP) in Manhattan. The program, which is being funded through the Manhattan D.A.’s Criminal Justice Investment Initiative (CJII), aims to help domestic abusers ...

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Request for Proposals to Evaluate Early Diversion Programs for Young Adults and Adults

Posted on October 5, 2018

The deadline to submit proposals is Sunday, December 16, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. EST. The New York County District Attorney’s Office (DANY) is requesting proposals to evaluate Early Diversion Programs for Young Adults and Adults. The three providers implementing these early diversion programs offer similar, pre-arraignment diversion programs to divert young adults and adults arrested for low-level offenses who do not have a criminal record ...

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Evaluation of Programs to Increase Access to Services for Survivors of Crime

Posted on September 5, 2018

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., awarded $1,400,000 to evaluate several programs funded under the initiative to Increase Access to Services for Survivors of Crime. This solicitation reflects DANY’s broad commitment to data-driven decision-making and to informing the research and practice field in New York and more widely. District Attorney Vance has awarded multi-year evaluation grants to the following organizations: ...

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Evaluation of Family & Youth Development Programs

Posted on August 24, 2018

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., awarded $1,400,000 to evaluate several programs funded under the Family & Youth Development initiative. This solicitation reflects DANY’s broad commitment to data-driven decision-making and to informing the research and practice field in New York and more widely. District Attorney Vance has awarded multi-year evaluation grants to the following organizations: American Institutes ...

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Evaluation of College-in-Prison Reentry Programs

Posted on August 1, 2018

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., awarded $400,000 to the Vera Institute of Justice to evaluate College-in-Prison Reentry Programs. This solicitation reflects DANY’s broad commitment to data-driven decision-making and to informing the research and practice field in New York and more widely.

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Request for Proposals to Evaluate Programs for Foster Youth Transitioning to Adulthood

Posted on April 11, 2018

The deadline to submit proposals was Friday, June 15, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. EST. The New York County District Attorney’s Office (DANY) is requesting proposals to evaluate the two programs funded under the foster youth transitioning to adulthood initiative. In New York City, approximately 600 young adults “age out” of foster care (i.e., reach the age of adulthood without a permanent family) each year.[i] Those who age out of foster ...

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Reentry Innovations, Services, and Supports

Posted on April 9, 2018

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., is investing $7.2 million to expand healthcare, education, housing, and employment opportunities for New Yorkers reentering their communities from jail or prison. The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office is providing these grants through its Criminal Justice Investment Initiative (“CJII”), which District Attorney Vance created using criminal forfeiture funds obtained through the Office’s ...

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DA Vance Announces $7.2 Million Investment in New Yorkers Reentering Their Communities After Incarceration

Posted on April 9, 2018

“Law enforcement must firmly and finally acknowledge that when we play a role in sending someone to prison, we own some of the responsibility for what happens when they get out,” said District Attorney Vance. “And with 42 percent of people released from New York prisons returning within three years, this revolving door is not just a tragedy for reentering New Yorkers, their families, and their communities – it’s a public safety problem. I am proud to invest in these organizations that are redefining reentry to provide returning New Yorkers with the tools they need, helping drive down recidivism and making our communities safer.”

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New York-Presbyterian: CJII Featured Grantee

Posted on December 26, 2017

New York-Presbyterian is one of the nation’s most comprehensive, integrated academic health care delivery systems. It is partnering with local organizations to establish a Youth Opportunity Hub serving Washington Heights that will provide services including reproductive health services, dental and vision care, violence prevention training, art therapy, parenting support, sports and recreation, education advocacy, and learning disability ...

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Request for Proposals for Center for Trauma Innovation Planning

Posted on December 21, 2017

Proposals were due Friday, March 9, 2018. The District Attorney’s Office is requesting proposals to develop a plan for a Center for Trauma Innovation (CTI) based in New York City. The plan may form the basis for a potential larger investment in the CTI itself. The goal for the CTI is to address gaps and challenges in the existing system of services for people exposed to trauma. The CTI will offer comprehensive, culturally-competent, free or ...

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