JDI Programs December 3, 2020
Join JDI's own Cynthia Totten and Annika Leonard tomorrow for a virtual discussion about how "victim" is defined — about who gets to access services and who is not seen as worthy of them.
Just Detention International November 24, 2020
Newly released data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics underscored the direct link between sexual abuse in youth detention facilities and inappropriate behavior by staff.
Just Detention International November 17, 2020
Being locked up can be a traumatizing experience — especially for survivors of sexual abuse. In "Understanding the Trauma of Incarceration," JDI looks at how incarceration itself can trigger extreme distress due to the loss of bodily autonomy and the isolation from loved ones.
JDI Programs October 27, 2020
At our monthly office hours session, JDI will be fielding questions on providing victim services for prisoners, which has become more challenging during the pandemic.
JDI Action Update October 15, 2020
In this edition of our newsletter, we welcome our new Executive Director, Linda McFarlane. The newsletter also contains updates on our program work — including a new initiative to lift up strong wardens — and a tribute to our former Chair, David Kaiser.