Using this Archive template WATCH: Social Justice in a Brave New World

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In Community Justice Scotland’s webinar, Sir Harry Burns, former Professor of Global Public Health and Father Gregory Boyle, Founder of Homeboy Industries talk to Writer, Performer and Broadcaster Byron Vincent about how we make sure we don’t lose the opportunity this moment in history presents for Scotland (and the world). #SmartJustice Watch the full 90…

Using this Archive template Social Justice in a Brave New World

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We are thrilled to announce our FREE online annual event ‘Social Justice in a Brave New World‘. Join us (virtually) on 11 March 2021 as we bring together two experts in social health and justice to discuss – what’s next?   Over the past year, the world has changed. However instead of acting as an…

Using this Archive template New measures from Scottish Government to reduce unpaid work backlog

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The Scottish Government has announced measures to help ensure the justice system can operate effectively due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. It would mean the backlog of unpaid work hours in existing community payback orders could be reduced by 35% with the exception of those imposed for domestic abuse, sexual offences, or stalking…

Using this Archive template Experienced voices share their #JusticeJourney

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Our latest piece of research “Rules for Them and Rules for Us” is now available to read. This brand-new research maps the real-life stories of participants against the complexities of the Scottish justice system. The experiences also bring to life Community Justice Scotland’s Navigating Scotland’s Justice System digital resource which shows the different routes and outcomes…

Using this Archive template NAVIGATING SCOTLAND’S JUSTICE SYSTEM: LAUNCH OF A NEW DIGITAL RESOURCE ON 29 SEPTEMBER 2020

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Here at Community Justice Scotland, we are committed to changing the conversation about justice, increasing understanding and support for what will make Scotland better for all of us. This vision will only be possible with support from across our society, including justice partners, third sector, those touched by the justice system, the public and beyond….

Using this Archive template Returning to Face to Face Delivery Safely

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Returning to Face to Face Delivery Safely outlines how our Learning, Development and Innovation Team will approach the safe restart of our face to face training courses. It sets out our commitments to training delegates and their responsibilities to us and each other. Download and read more here.

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…