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The SFA highlights IASIO’s work
 

We are delighted to have featured in The Small Firms Association’s Better Business Magazine.  The article highlights the benefits for businesses in employing people with previous convictions.


Department of Justice & Equality- Strategy Statement 2015-2017 (April 2015)

On April 17th 2015 the Minister for Justice and Equality introduced the Department’s Strategy Statement for the 2015-2017 period. The aim of the statement is to set out the overall high-level objectives and policy goals of the Department of Justice and Equality for the next two years.

We echo the sentiment of the Irish Penal Reform Trust in welcoming the commitments made in the document- in particular those that relate to the implementation of recommendations of the Strategic Review of Penal Policy and the goals/actions listed under the objective of ‘A Safe Secure Ireland.’

The document can be accessed here
 

Probation Service Strategy 2015-2017 (March 2015)

The Probation Service has published it’s strategy for 2015-2017, under the title of “Lasting Change through Offender Rehabilitation.” It focuses on how the Probation Service can facilitate positive change, rehabilitation and social reintegration amongst people who have offended, in the community and in custody, to help achieve safer communities and fewer victims.

The publication can be viewed here

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IASIO is a non-profit organisation specialising in the life planning, support and social inclusion of people with criminal convictions.