LAUNCH: Learning Hub

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22 March 2022 – This library of information is aimed at colleagues across the justice sector, and beyond, to develop understanding – and support the delivery of projects both nationally and locally. EXPLORE: Learning Hub

ANNUAL EVENT: Imagine A Country

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17 March 2022 – Our annual event brought together creative minds Val McDermid, Lemn Sissay, Ely Percy, Jo Sharp and Byron Vincent to explore visions for a better Scotland. WATCH: Imagine A Country on YouTube

How do we talk about community justice?

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16 Feb 2022 – The launch of two new resources to support people and organisations shape how they speak, write and communicate about community justice in ways that can increase public awareness and confidence in it as a sentencing option. READ: Framing toolkit EXPLORE: National image library

Community Support Services tool

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12 Jan 2022 – We launched the Community Support Services tool – an online resource detailing services available across 32 Scottish local authority areas, for people impacted by the justice system. The information is provided by local Community Justice Partnerships and collated by Community Justice Scotland. Click here to explore the tool.

Growing understanding of Restorative Justice

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22 Sept 2021 – Together with Young People’s Centre for Justice (CYCJ), we produced an animation on Restorative Justice in a Scottish context to raise awareness and understanding of Restorative Justice in Scotland. Over 300 people responded to an accompanying survey which measured the animation’s impact. The findings were positive and will inform future knowledge…

Podcast launch: Justice, Disrupted

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August 2021 – We launched a new, visionary podcast: ‘Justice, Disrupted’ – Hosted by BBC writer, performer and social activist Byron Vincent. ‘Justice, Disrupted’ is a podcast intended to entertain as much as inform. To inspire people to do something small (or big!) to be a positive force for good in society. Listen on Spotify,…

Real journeys through the justice system

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16 June 2021 – The launch of a new way to explore our Scottish justice system map. There is now the option of exploring the map through the real stories of people who have experienced it. Visitors can follow Malky, Morag, Jack or Lucy’s story and the corresponding stages within the justice system. Click here…

ANNUAL EVENT: Social Justice in a Brave New World

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11 March 2021 – Our (digital) annual event brought together Sir Harry Burns and Father Gregory Boyle to talk to Byron Vincent about how we make sure we don’t lose the opportunity this moment in history presents for Scotland (and the world). Over 500 people attended via Zoom. > WATCH: Social Justice in a Brave…

“Rules for Them and Rules for Us”

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20 January 2021 –  We launched a new piece of research: “Rules for Them and Rules for Us” which brings the Scottish justice system to life through the voices of those who have experienced it. We also created a series of #JusticeJourneys bringing these voices to life as illustrations.  

Launch: Navigating Scotland’s Justice System

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29 September 2020 – We launched an interactive, digital map which outlines the key stages of the Scottish justice system. This first-of-its-kind map shows the range of possible journeys from an alleged crime through to multiple exit points, providing key information and statistics about each step.