Project TEAM: Technical Assistance – Tribal, State, and Local Government Collaborative for Joint Jurisdictional Court Initiative
Project TEAM has been funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to assist federally-recognized Indian tribes and their state or local government partners with developing a joint jurisdiction collaborative initiative in the courts or criminal justice system. The goal of Project TEAM is to improve client outcomes, build relationships between tribal and state and local governments, and make more effective use of resources. Tribal and state or local government agencies that are interested in building a joint jurisdiction, justice-related project are encouraged to apply. Eligible projects include:
- Wellness courts, mental health courts, veterans court, or other diversion programs
- Juvenile justice reform programs
- Collaborative supervision/reentry programs
- Alternatives to incarceration/detention
Amount: N/A; this is a training and technical assistance opportunity.
Eligibility: The proposed collaboration must be between a federally-recognized Indian tribe and a state or local government agency.
Note: There will be a webinar on January 7, 2015.
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