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Governors' Criminal Justice Policy Advisors Project

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $250,000)

The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGAC) proposes the Governors' Criminal Justice Policy Advisors Project. The goal of the project is to assist governors and their advisors in meeting criminal justice priorities by applying lessons from current research and by strategizing with states on ways to apply research to inform public policy.
Major activities of the project include: (1) Convening an institute for governors' criminal justice policy advisors (2) Commissioning four white papers targeting an audience of governors and their advisors on criminal justice policy issues (3) Creating a learning network for four states on improving the use of and funding for forensic DNA (4) Conducting in-state policy workshops in the four learning network states (5) Convening a policy forum for the four learning network states (6) Providing ongoing customized expert consultation and assistance to all governors' offices. CA/NCF

Date Created: September 13, 2006