CJII 2020 Annual Report

Posted on December 22, 2020

Today, the City University of New York Institute for State and Local Governance (CUNY ISLG) released the 2020 annual report for the Manhattan District Attorney’s $250 million Criminal Justice Investment Initiative (CJII). CUNY ISLG manages technical assistance for CJII, including managing the solicitation and contracting process, providing guidance to award recipients, and providing capacity-building, oversight, and performance measurement ...

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Request for Proposals for an Evaluation of the Center for Trauma Innovation

Posted on December 14, 2020

The New York County District Attorney’s Office (DANY) is requesting proposals for an evaluator of the Center for Trauma Innovation (CTI). Exodus Transitional Community, Inc is currently in its planning phase and expects to begin implementation of the CTI in spring 2021. The CTI will provide healing and trauma services; offer technical assistance (TTA) to city agencies, community-based organizations, and community members; and establish a ...

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Funding Strategic Partnerships as a Public Safety Strategy

Posted on December 9, 2020

As state and local governments across the country seek to improve public safety and social justice, while also confronting the fiscal challenges raised by the pandemic, collaboration is more important than ever. CJII has supported partnerships and collaboration from the beginning, and this latest CJII policy brief explores some of the partnerships created and supported by CJII, and the early lessons learned about what is needed to ensure that ...

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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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