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Criminal Justice Stakeholders Meeting

CAPCOG is conducting an in-person stakeholder meeting to gather input for its Regional Strategic Criminal Justice Plan and the region’s funding priorities for the plan year 2023. The plan and the funding priorities guide how the CAPCOG Criminal Justice Advisory Committee selects project funding recommendations for six Office five the Governor Criminal Justice grant programs.

During the 3-hour meeting, stakeholders will receive a presentation on the upcoming year and discuss the region’s priorities.

The six grant program areas include:

  • the Criminal Justice Program (JAG)
  • the General Victim Assistance Direct Services Program (VOCA)
  • the Juvenile Justice & Truancy Prevention Grant Program (JJ)
  • the Residential and Community-Based Services for Victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children
  • the Violence Against Women Justice and Training Program (VAWA)

Read last year’s strategic plan and find out more about the grant process.

CAPCOG also is conducting an online survey for stakeholder input. It is recommended that criminal justice stakeholders complete the survey and join the online meeting. The survey deadline is Oct. 7, 2021.

Take the survey.

Date/Time:
October 19, 2021, 1:30pm – 4:30pm
Cost: Free


Criminal Justice Stakeholders Meeting

CAPCOG is conducting this online stakeholder meeting to gather input for its Regional Strategic Criminal Justice Plan and the region’s funding priorities for plan year 2023. The plan and the funding priorities guide how the CAPCOG Criminal Justice Advisory Committee selects project funding recommendations for five Office of the Governor Criminal Justice grant programs.

During the 3-hour meeting, stakeholders will receive a presentation on the upcoming year and discuss the region’s priorities.

The six grant program areas include:

  • the Criminal Justice Program (JAG)
  • the General Victim Assistance Direct Services Program (VOCA)
  • the Juvenile Justice & Truancy Prevention Grant Program (JJ)
  • the Residential and Community-Based Services for Victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children
  • the Violence Against Women Justice and Training Program (VAWA)

Read last year’s strategic plan and find out more about the grant process.

CAPCOG also is conducting an online survey for stakeholder input. It is recommended that criminal justice stakeholders complete the survey and join the online meeting. The survey deadline is Oct. 7, 2021.

Take the survey.

Date/Time:
October 20, 2021, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Cost: Free


Broadband Roundtable

CAPCOG and Connected Nation Texas are hosting a roundtable discussion about regional and local broadband initiatives. CAPCOG is inviting county judges, Capital Area Economic Development District members, school district superintendents, and state legislators to attend the discussion; however, regional stakeholders in the planning and economic development fields are welcome to attend if room is available. Since seating is limited, registration is required.

Topics to be discussed by those in attendance include:

  • A state legislative session recap
  • Broadband mapping and data
  • Current and upcoming federal funding opportunities
  • Current and upcoming state funding opportunities
  • Using funds wisely
  • Preparing for broadband expansion now

See the previous meeting agenda, a new one will be posted soon.

Date/Time:
October 21, 2021, 9:30am – 11:30am
Cost: Free

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