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Papers, Submissions & Policy Briefs

Papers, Submissions & Policy Briefs Smart on Crime: The St. Leonard’s Perspective on What Works and What Matters in Criminal Justice (2019) View Now Position Paper on Community Supports: Alternatives to Traditional Approaches submitted to the Parole Board of Canada (PBC) as part of the PBC Academic Think Tank on Community Corrections (2019) View Now …

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How to Help

Get Involved Become an Affiliate/Associate Member Learn More TSLSC’s network of members is comprised of affiliate and associate organizations who share the mission and values of SLSC. The 3 levels of engagement include: Affiliate: membership status for community based not-for-profit organizations. Associate (Level 1): a time-limited, 12-month trial/introductory period for not-for-profit organizations interested in affiliation.  …

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Resources

Resources SLSC is in the process of compiling a list of resources and information that may be relevant to our membership and stakeholders. The information below is organized by topic and will continue to be updated. Administrative Segregation: Since November 2017, SLSC has been pleased to be a part of the Coalition on Reforming Segregation …

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Partners

 Partners and Other Stakeholders Community Corrections Correctional Reform Coalition (CRC) SLSC is a member of the CRC, which is made up of agencies and private individuals engaged in provincial correctional issues in Ontario. National Associations Active in Criminal Justice (NAACJ) SLSC is one of over 20 members of NAACJ, an organization that’s goal is to …

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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Given the abundance of information circulating about COVID-19 generally, SLSC has created this page to compile news, information, resources, and actions related specifically to the Canadian criminal justice system (federal and provincial) and the people affected by it. We have also included a few ‘bonus’ links that relate to individual well-being.We hope that …

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Additional Resources

Additional Resources SLSC is in the process of compiling a list of resources and information that may be relevant to our membership and stakeholders. The information below is organized by topic and will continue to be updated. Administrative Segregation: Since November 2017, SLSC has been pleased to be a part of the Coalition on Reforming …

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About SLSC

About SLSC Vision To promote humane and informed justice policy and responsible leadership to foster safe communities. Mission To promote humane and informed justice policy and responsible leadership to foster safe communities. Endorse evidence-based approaches to criminal and social justice            Conduct research, develop policy, and support our member affiliates        …

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SLSC Origins

Origins of St. Leonard’s In the early 1960s, Reverend Thomas Neil Libby of All Saints Anglican Church in Windsor, Ontario was noticing the revolving door of people coming in and out of the prison system. At that time, approximately 80% of people released from prison would return. He recognized a need for a support system …

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Staff

 Executive Director: Anita Desai Year Started at SLSC: 2009    Anita joined St. Leonard’s Society of Canada in 2009, conducting research on integrated and cooperative approaches for successful community integration of people exiting prison with mental health problems and illness. As SLSC’s Research and Policy Advisor, she developed research initiatives on second-stage housing for former …

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Quotes

Quotes Unless our society can redeem those who go astray, we can hardly call ourselves civilized; and, anyone doing the work being undertaken in St. Leonard’s Halfway Houses deserves the support of all who believe in human dignity. Stanley Knowles, M.P. Tweet It is a privilege to pay my respects to the St. Leonard’s Society …

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