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New Resource: Know Your Rights: Laws, Court Decisions, and Advocacy Tips to Protect Transgender Prisoners

The American Civil Liberties Union and the National Center for Lesbian Rights released a guide to identify laws, court decisions, advocacy tips, and other resources that may be helpful for adult transgender prisoners.

2015 PREA Auditor Trainings—Coming to California!

PREA Auditor Training dates for 2015 have been finalized.

Upcoming Events

Date: Mar 12, 2015 - 03:00pm - 04:30pm EDT
Event Abstract:
The Vera Institute of Justice, in collaboration with the National PREA Resource Center, presents a webinar to introduce a new resource on how to keep vulnerable populations safe under PREA. Presenters will discuss the PREA standards that place restrictions on the use of involuntary protective custody and walk participants through a new implementation guide that provides strategies for prisons and jails on how to safely house inmates at risk of sexual abuse without isolating them.
Date: Mar 19, 2015 - 02:00pm - 03:30pm EDT
Event Abstract:
Change. Getting staff buy-in. Communicating with leadership. This webinar will cover how a PREA Coordinator can work to gain the support and commitment from line staff concerning changes that may be needed to meet compliance measures. Also, the webinar will provide guidance for communicating to leadership about the needs - both operational changes and budget allocations – for successful PREA implementation, and effectively preventing, detecting and responding to sexual abuse of inmates.

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