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Join our team – we’re hiring a Communications Officer

Join our team – we’re hiring a Communications Officer



Vacancy: Clinks, National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance – Communications and Digital Engagement Officer Usually office (central London) based, with occasional national travel – currently home based 2.5 days per week £27,539 pro-rata, plus 6% pension contribution This is to replace a permanent role, however in the context of the uncertainty caused by the current Covid-19 […]

Research fellowship: BAME women in the criminal justice system

Research fellowship: BAME women in the criminal justice system



The Prison Reform Trust and the Barrow Cadbury Trust have partnered with The Griffins Society to support two research fellowships in 2020–21 focused on the treatment of black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) women in prison, or more broadly across the criminal justice system. The Griffins Society promotes effective practice in working with women and girls who are […]

Nesta launches Arts and Culture Impact Fund

Nesta launches Arts and Culture Impact Fund



Nesta has launched a new impact investment fund for the UK’s arts, culture and heritage organisations. The Arts and Culture Impact Fund will invest in organisations of all sizes that demonstrate a clear social impact. It offers repayable finance of between £150,000 and £1 million, with a repayment term of one to 10 years and […]

Want to deliver creative workshops in prisons?

Want to deliver creative workshops in prisons?



The National Justice Museum is looking for two creative engagement practitioners to work on its three-year project developing and delivering creative workshops in prisons and with groups of people impacted upon by prison. Senior Creative Engagement Practitioner  Contract: Fixed term three days a week for three years. Salary: £16,800 for three days a week, equivalent […]

Community Plan For Holloway seeks female artist/performer

Community Plan For Holloway seeks female artist/performer



Community Plan For Holloway is an independent organisation working to ensure that local needs, rather than developer’s profits, are met through the redevelopment of the former Holloway women’s prison. This is a once in a generation opportunity to create much needed, genuinely affordable homes. We are also campaigning for a landmark Women’s Building; where the […]

Apply to join our steering group

Apply to join our steering group



In March, we will wave goodbye to some long-standing members of the National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance (NCJAA) steering group, who have come to the end of their maximum terms. We are now looking for six new members to join the steering group and help us build on our recent successes in arts and criminal […]

Strategic grant for arts in criminal justice

Strategic grant for arts in criminal justice



HM Prison and Probation Service is offering a grant of up to £225,000 (awarded for a maximum of three years) to “increase offender engagement in a range of art activities.” Funded activities include “plan, organise and curate a high-profile annual establishments-wide arts competition” with “a selection of work is to be displayed for public viewing”, […]

Koestler Awards 2020

Koestler Awards 2020



This year’s Koestler Awards are now open for entries. The annual arts awards from Koestler Arts offer cash prizes, written feedback, certificates, mentoring, publication, exhibition and sale opportunities to people in the criminal justice system. Around three and a half thousand people enter yearly. The awards are open to: Anyone in custody in a UK […]

Funding to tackle socio-economic diversity

Funding to tackle socio-economic diversity



The Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries 2020-2022 programme provides an opportunity for talent from socio-economic backgrounds that are currently under-represented across the arts to develop and thrive. A briefing paper gives evidence of the wider issues, challenges and barriers facing those from lower socio-economic backgrounds and provides insights into the rationale behind some of the design […]

Music and mentoring vacancy

Music and mentoring vacancy



InHouse Records is an award-winning record label created with and by prisoners. Its aim is to create safer communities and reduce reoffending. The label is seeking a full-time InHouse Creative to work in a Kent prison. The successful applicant will be required to play a musical instrument and have teaching and mentoring experience. Find out [...]