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Nine Rural Innovation Sites Selected

Nine of the country’s most innovative rural justice programs have been selected to serve as models for other communities as part of the Rural Justice Collaborative (RJC) Initiative. This initiative – a project of NCSC, Rulo Strategies and funded by State Justice Institute – will work with these sites to create educational materials for an online resource center and provide training opportunities.

The Nine (9) Innovation Sites selected include:
* South Carolina Victim Assistance Network Reaching Rural Initiative
* Lazarus Recovery Services in North Carolina
* The Center for Empowering Victims of Gender-Based Violence in Kansas
* The Rural Attorney Recruitment Program in South Dakota
* The Rural Incubator Project for Lawyers in Montana
* Texas Dispute Resolution System: Rural Mediation
* Public Defender Corporation Recovery Coach Project in West Virginia
* Scott County Coordinated Community Response (CCR) Team in Tennessee
* Family Accountability and Recovery Court in North Carolina

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