Clinks blogs: the latest views, debate and discussion
What we can learn from the Sky News documentary about Circles and why it matters for the voluntary sector
Publications: delve into the detail
Research and analysis on issues facing the sector. Guides and briefings to support our members. Responses to government consultations. Case studies of good practice.
Clinks response to the Labour Party consultation: National Policy Forum for Justice and Home Affairs
Clinks response to the criminal justice inspectorates’ consultation on the joint inspection programme 2019/20
Our response is based on evidence from our existing research and draws on our ongoing work and engagement with the voluntary sector about emerging issues and key challenges facing criminal justice. It provides key overarching principles for CJJI to embed in its programme of work, including: the role of the voluntary sector; service user involvement; and meeting the needs of people with protected
characteristics under the Equality Act (2010).
Events and training: get involved, improve your skills
Latest on Twitter
Two great Clinks members @PRG_UK and @giveabookorg are holding their annual ‘Reading in Prison’ day on 6th September at @RoehamptonUni. Register for your free ticket now: http://prisonreadinggroups.org.uk/reading-in-prison-day-2019/
We’ve responded to the @cabinetofficeuk and @DCMS consultation on social value in government procurement. We focus specifically on the impact that procurement has had, and may have in the future, on voluntary organisations working in criminal justice: https://www.clinks.org/publication/social-value-government-procurement
The fantastic @CleanBrk are celebrating 40 years of producing ground-breaking plays with women in the criminal justice system. Join for an exploration of why complicated, multifaceted representations of women on stage are essential at @royalcourt 7th Sept: https://www.cleanbreak.org.uk/events/clean-breaks-writers-here-there-then-now/
Our work: our latest projects and activities
What Clinks is doing to support, promote and represent the voluntary sector working in the criminal justice system.
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