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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: Dec 16, 2014 - 02:00pm - 03:30pm EST
Event Abstract:
This webinar focuses on the content and application of the Youthful Inmate standard. During the webinar, Prof. Smith and co-presenters will: (1) review the youthful inmate standard 115.17; (2) discuss the particulars of youthful inmates in custodial settings—gender, settings and age; (3) outline models for housing youthful inmates; (4) discuss operational strategies for keeping youthful inmates safe in adult settings; and (5) discuss legal issues related to housing and protection of youthful inmates.
Date: Jan 27, 2015 - 02:00pm - 03:30pm PST
Event Abstract:
Who should you choose and how do you determine their role, duties, and responsibilities of a PREA Coordinator? This webinar is designed for jail leaders as they make the decision about the appointment of a PREA Coordinator to assure that such person has sufficient authority, credibility, and knowledge to oversee the agency efforts toward implementation. This webinar will also outline the basic duties and responsibilities of a PREA Coordinator and PREA Compliance Managers.
Date: Feb 10, 2015 - 03:00pm - 04:30pm EST
Event Abstract:
After reviewing new statistics on LGBT people in confinement, this webinar will provide case studies of one county probation department and one state criminal justice system that have begun collecting data on sexual orientation and gender identity. Participants will leave with specific questions that they can add to their data collection and case management systems.
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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