Sample Position Papers

Documents posted on this page may not reflect official NACRJ positions.

The sample position papers presented below were submitted by Collaborating Partners.  The intent is to share model documents and help other groups avoid "recreating the wheel" each time the same or comparable issues are addressed.

June 2014  - Reentry: Employment, Redemption and Unreasonable Job Barriers

Submitted by:  San Antonio Criminal Justice Action Coalition (SACJAC)

May 2014  Wasting Money, Wasting Lives: The Proliferation of For Profit Prisons

Submitted by: San Antonio Criminal Justice Action Coalition (SACJAC)

April 2014   -   Invisible Sanctions: Ongoing Stigma of Conviction

Submitted by: San Antonio Criminal Justice Action Coalition (SACJAC)

March 2014 - No Place to Go: The Lack of Transitional Housing in San Antonio, TX (Reentry)

Submitted by: San Antonio Criminal Justice Action Coalition (SACJAC)

National Conferences

Our 6th NACRJ Conference was held in Oakland, CA on June 16-18, 2017 with three pre-conference training sessions on June 15, 2017.  We had 1,319 attendees, terrific keynote/plenary sessions and cultural performances, nearly 300 presentations, an awards ceremony, and a concert by "dead prez".  

Audio recordings of keynotes, interviews, photos and more can be found on the 2017 Conference page.

Check out past NACRJ Conferences in 2013, 2015, 2017 on the Conferences tab.

Planning for our 7th NACRJ Conference is progressing nicely.  It will be in Denver, CO (June 14-16, 2019) with Pre-Conference Training Sessions on June 13, 2019.  Put it on your calendar.  We want to see you there.

In 2021, the 8th NACRJ Conference will be held in Chicago, IL.  We look forward to being in Chi-Town. 

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