The Impact of Sex Offender Registries on Offenders and Families Please join UPAN for our next monthly meeting, presented by Matt Duhamel, Metamora Films. This is the presentation he made at the 2016 Prisoner Family Conference in Texas earlier this year. Matt Duhamel, a former TV news and radio personality, has turned his attention to helping others through the power of … [Read more...]
A Message from UPAN President Molly Prince – February 2016
Things Are a Bit Busy in the Area of Criminal Justice in Utah this Legislative Session There are several bills that relate to several areas of criminal justice in Utah. While most of these are narrowly defined, they are still important for those of us who have people we love involved in any facet of Utah’s system. These include (but are not limited to): HB 16 sponsored … [Read more...]
Housing Discrimination Against Felons: What’s Your Story?
Let's Stop Rewarding Landlords for Discrimination! Share YOUR Story! Good Landlord Program "Good Landlord Programs" are city-level programs that offer financial incentives for landlords and property owners to participate in trainings and comply with requirements such as: checking the criminal background of any potential tenant; prohibiting individuals with a criminal record … [Read more...]
Criminal Justice at the Capitol
Welcome to the 2015 Utah Legislative Session, everyone! The Session officially kicked off yesterday, mainly with ceremonies and networking. And this first week will see mostly appropriations meetings (budgets for various agencies will be presented), with some committee meetings in the afternoons. This creates a relatively slow, not-so-insane start to the 45-day session. For … [Read more...]