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Raise Awareness


Identify needs and gaps to enhance rural justice systems.

Develop a research agenda specific to rural justice systems centered on rural justice practitioners' priorities.

Seek out opportunities for the RJC to be represented on regional or national workgroups relevant to the RJC's areas of focus.


Convene rural justice practitioners to identify training and technical assistance needs and funding gaps.

Convene rural justice practitioners and researchers to develop priorities for rural justice research. Identify opportunities to connect researchers and rural justice practitioners interested in being evaluated.

Provide scholarships to support rural justice practitioner attendance at national conferences relevant to the RJC's focus areas.

Communicate RJC priorities to federal funders and other stakeholders.