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Listen to our new podcast

Listen to our new podcast



We’ve launched an exciting new podcast featuring a selection of views from our recently released Crime and Consequence book, answering the question: what should happen to people who commit criminal offences? Each episode focuses on a particular area of the criminal justice system, drawing on the author’s lived or professional experience. Episodes include: What should happen […]

Crime and Consequence

Crime and Consequence



We’re delighted to announce the launch of Crime & Consequence – what should happen to people who commit criminal offences? This is the third in the series of books curated by the Monument Fellowship and edited this year by Clinks and the National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance (NCJAA). Crime & Consequence is a collection of essays and […]

Geese is recruiting

Geese is recruiting



Geese Theatre Company is a team of actors and group workers who present interactive drama and conduct workshops, staff training and consultation within the criminal justice system and wider social welfare settings. Over 30 years, the company has earned an international reputation for innovative work with marginalised groups, and is a longstanding member of the […]

Applications now open for our mentoring scheme

Applications now open for our mentoring scheme



Early career practitioners and professionals can now apply for a mentor through the National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance (NCJAA) Professional Mentoring Scheme for 2020. The scheme, now in its sixth year, shares knowledge of arts and criminal justice across the NCJAA’s network by providing specialist guidance and professional development through a free one-to-one mentoring relationship with an expert in […]

Announcing our new Buckinghamshire project

Announcing our new Buckinghamshire project



The National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance (NCJAA) has begun a 12-month local practice development project to scope arts in criminal justice settings in the Buckinghamshire region. Funded by the Rothschild Foundation, the project will explore models of good practice and foster collaborative working in order to support the Foundation’s further investment in this area. Our […]

HMPPS grant funding now open

HMPPS grant funding now open



Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service’s (HMPPS) grant programme for 2020-2022 is now open for applications. The grants HMPPS is offering are for activity over two years (April 2020– March 2022) aimed at supporting rehabilitation of people in the criminal justice system. They are open to voluntary sector organisations to support the piloting of new […]

Prison education commissioning update for sole traders

Prison education commissioning update for sole traders



The Ministry of Justice’s Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) has updated its terms to make it easier for sole traders to join the system and bid for education contracts. The DPS was launched in November 2018 and is specifically designed to enable prison governors to secure specialist or one-off education provision to meet short-term needs. The […]

Local prison collaborates on new mural for Ipswich

Local prison collaborates on new mural for Ipswich



A mural created at a local prison has been installed on Ipswich Waterfront for Art Eat Festival. Supported by the National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance’s (NCJAA) professional mentoring scheme, the project’s producer delivered nine design workshops with residents at a local prison and the artist EVEWRIGHT to produce the finished piece. The NCJAA afforded me […]

Government responds to DCMS Select Committee

Government responds to DCMS Select Committee



The government has responded to a report by the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee into the social impact of participation in culture and sport. Clinks and the National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance (NCJAA) provided evidence to the committee, whose final report recommended that the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) and Department for Digital, Culture, Media […]

Geese Theatre Company is recruiting

Geese Theatre Company is recruiting



Geese Theatre Company is seeking one male Actor / Groupworker to join its Birmingham-based team. Geese Theatre Company is a team of actors and groupworkers that present interactive drama and conduct workshops, staff training and consultation within the criminal justice system and wider social welfare settings. The company has earned an international reputation for innovative […]