The Crime and Justice Institute (CJI), a division of Community Resources for Justice, with funding from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), is excited to announce an opportunity to receive training and technical assistance in the following areas: (1) Training, (2) System/Program Assessment, (3) Policy Implementation and Sustainability, and (4) Stakeholder Collaboration and Information Sharing. Training and technical assistance will be available to competitively selected community supervision agencies and community-based providers serving youth populations to meet the objectives of the Second Chance Act.

If you are interested in any of the following, we encourage you to apply!

Second Chance Act Goals:

  • Improving outcomes for youth under community supervision through the implementation of evidence-based and innovative community supervision policies, practices, and programs
  • Building capacity to implement meaningful change through staff training and improvement of staff-client interaction
  • Reducing admissions to confinement resulting from community supervision/probation violations
  • Collaborating with probation, courts, law enforcement, parole, and community providers to reduce recidivism and promote public safety

Eligibility: Applications will be accepted from local, regional, or tribal community supervision agencies, community-based providers, and agencies servicing moderate- to high-risk and needs youth on community supervision.

Deadline: Applications will be accepted until May 3, 2024. For questions and more information please contact Youth Justice Manager, Jasmine Jackson at

Click this link to learn more: Invitation to Apply for the Improving Community Supervision National Training & Technical Assistance Program

This project was supported by Grant 15PJDP-22-GK-03263-SCAX awarded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the Department of Justice.