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  • eoin carroll1Unmet commitments as Irish Prison Service reaches end of strategy says Jesuit Centre

    Today (18 May 2015) the Irish Prison Services and Irish Probation Service launch their Annual Reports for 2014 and a Joint Strategy 2015–2017. It also coincides with the end of the Prison Service’s Three Year Strategic Plan 2012–2015 where several critical objectives have not been met says the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice.

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  • Time to give1Time to Give? Volunteering Opportunities in the Criminal Justice Area

    It’s national volunteer week, a reminder to get active and look at the exciting ways to help out in your local community or with a national campaign. If you’ve a particular interest in criminal justice issues then we’ve the perfect guide to the organisations looking for your help.

    The guide is available at www.timetogive.ie

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  • young drug addict manCould Fr Peter McVerry be the new Minister with responsibility for Drug policy?

    Highly unlikely, but his CV would suggest otherwise. Peter has worked with people dependent on drugs since the 1970's. In the early years he would have seen abuse of Cannabis and LSE, from the late 80’s intravenous drugs such as heroin and more recently poly (multiple) drug use.

    The voluntary organisation that bears his name, and which he is a Director of, works daily with people who are dependent on drugs.

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  • Action changes things1Want to make a difference? Then apply for an Internship in the JCFJ

    Action Changes Things. The JCFJ is a catalyst for change, we undertake analysis into social issues including homelessness and imprisonment. All things social Justice. From this analysis and reflection we influence government policy and public opinion.

    We have two exciting opportunities, one in research and the other in campaigns and communications.

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