Using this Archive template COVID-19

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In these unprecedented times we find ourselves in, Community Justice Scotland will be doing our very best to maintain our work with communities across Scotland. There will be changes to how we deliver some aspects of our work, such as our training courses. We will keep you updated. To all of our partners who continue…

Using this Archive template Community Justice Scotland’s statement on COVID-19.

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23 March 2020 As more and more people are impacted by the Corona Virus (COVID-19) every day, Community Justice Scotland (CJS) has put continuity measures in place to safeguard its staff and play our role in preventing the spread of this outbreak. Almost all staff have now moved to home working in line with Government…

Using this Archive template New Board members appointed to Community Justice Scotland

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(Edinburgh 6 March 2020 ) – Pauline Aylesbury, Head of Marketing and Insight at Scottish Government, and Linda De Caestecker, Director of Public Health for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, have been appointed to Community Justice Scotland as Board members. Lindsay Montgomery, Chair of Community Justice Scotland, said; ‘I am delighted to welcome Pauline and…

Using this Archive template Smart justice in action: employability

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In 2019, Community Justice Scotland (CJS) commissioned independent research to understand the extent and nature of the employment of people with convictions in small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Scotland. This research indicates that more than half of SMEs in Scotland have already employed someone with a conviction. And, the majority said it had…

Using this Archive template Our National Event 2020

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Please join us for our third national Community Justice Scotland event. When: Tuesday 10 March 2020 Timings: arrival from 9.30am (10am start) closing at 4pm. Where: Alloa Town Hall This event will feature headline speakers and a series of workshops. It will shine the spotlight on some of the local community justice projects that are…

Using this Archive template Appointment of Members to the Board of Community Justice Scotland

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Scottish Ministers are looking to appoint two new Board Members who bring another perspective and enthusiasm to add to the excellent mix of skills already on the CJS Board. These two roles are very different in terms of skills and experience.  Each appointment is an opportunity to make a difference in communities across Scotland, changing…

Using this Archive template Second Chancers: Our Scotland

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Second Chancers gives a voice to people with experience of the justice system. In part 2, we focus on professionals who are part of a wider system, who go above and beyond, who demonstrate integrity and kindness as standard, and the importance of working together. We have 8 new audio stories to share with you….

Using this Archive template Strategic Commissioning Framework for Community Justice – Consultation Update

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A report on the Community Justice Strategic Commissioning Consultation,  an executive summary of that report and a sector update can be found below. Community Justice Strategic Commissioning Framework Consultation Report Community Justice Strategic Commissioning Consultation Executive Summary ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The draft Strategic Commissioning Framework outlines guidance to support partnerships to develop good practice over the next…

Using this Archive template Smart Justice Festival>>2019

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  Is Scotland ready for smart justice? We invite you to join us for debate, discussion and dance at Smart Justice Fest ’19. Get ready to be inspired by innovation, challenged by fresh thinking and moved by our speakers from home and abroad. This year we’re hosting our event at the Drill Hall, Leith, Edinburgh,…