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CJA Awards 2020 open for nominations

The CJA Awards celebrate individuals, organisations, journalists and digital champions who have made a significant contribution towards creating a fair and effective criminal justice system, and is generously supported by the Hadley Trust.  

The categories and prizes for 2020 are: 

  • Outstanding National Organisation will receive £3,000, and the runner up with receive £1,000. 
  • Outstanding Local / Regional Organisation will receive £3,000, and the runner up will receive £1,000. 
  • Outstanding Individual will receive £1,000, and the runner up will receive £500. 

There is also an Outstanding Lifetime Achievement award selected by CJA trustees. 

The CJA Media Awards has also now opened for nominations. The Media Awards celebrates journalism and digital media that has reported on criminal justice sensitively and constructively, and that has contributed to a better understanding of criminal justice in society.  

The categories and prizes for the CJA Media Awards 2020 are: 

  • Outstanding Journalism 
  • Outstanding Digital Media Champion 
  • Outstanding Documentary.

The closing date for nominations is Sunday 18 October 2020.

Presenters and judges to be announced.  

For more details on how to apply, visit CJA Awards and Media Awards web pages.  

To see previous winners, visit the CJA Awards 2019 page.  

Events

Prisons Week 2020 United in Lockdown
Prisons Week has launched its 2020 campaign including the 11th-17th October Week of Prayer
For more information go to https://prisonsweek.org/

Reducing Deaths in Prisons: Learning from prisoner lived experience?
3rd November 2020
The webinar presents the first set of findings from an impact project between the University of Nottingham (Dr Philippa Tomczak) and the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman (Sue McAllister) which seeks to contribute to a reduction in deaths and safer prisons.
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