About C2J

Getting Started Using Connect2Justice

Connect2Justice (C2J) is an online community for NCJA members and designated employees of member agencies and organizations. Members have access to discussion forums; shared resource libraries; event calendars; and a member directory. Members also have access to Connect2Grants, a regularly-updated listing of open grant solicitations from dozens of public and private funding sources, specifically tailored to criminal justice practitioners.

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Members Are Automatically Registered to Use C2J

Only NCJA members and employees of member agencies and organizations can create profiles, share content, view the member directory, and browse funding opportunities on C2J. Members are automatically registered to use the website; you do not need to register.

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Logging in to the Website

  1. Click the Member Login button located in the top right of the website.
  2. Enter your username and password. (Your username is the email address associated with your NCJA membership and default password is Password1).
  3. If logging in for the first time, you will be asked to accept the website Terms of Use.

Forgot or need to change your password? Click here.

Customize Your Profile Page

To access your profile page:

  1. Log in to the website (see above).
  2. Click the avatar located at the top right of the website.
  3. Click the Profile

You can upload a profile photo, add biographical details, and link to social media accounts on your profile page. Members with LinkedIn accounts can also import these items. Note: by default, non-members do not have access to complete profile information.

Manage Your Account Settings

Click the My Account tab on your profile page to configure your email, privacy, and notification settings.

Sharing Content on C2J

Connect2Justice is organized by communities. Each community has a dashboard, discussion forum, shared library, and event calendar. Members may also create new communities.

To view your communities:

  1. Log in to the website (see above).
  2. Click the avatar located at the top right of the website.
  3. Click the Communities

Current C2J Communities:

C2J Open Forum - open to all NCJA members to post or reply to discussions, upload files to the shared library, and add events to the calendar. However, content posted to the C2J Open Forum is publicly visible.

SAA Forum - access is limited to member SAAs only.

Governance Committees (Executive, Governance, Adivsory Council, Policy, State JIS) - access is limited to committee members and NCJA staff. Note: content posted to the Advisory Council, Policy Committee and Stat Justice Information Sharing Committee communities are visible to all NCJA members.

Changing Your Email Notification Settings

Members can be notified by email about new discussions posted to the communities which they are subscribed. Notifications may be sent real time, in a daily digest, or disabled entirely.

To configure your notification settings:

  1. Click the avatar at the right top of the website.
  2. Click the Profile
  3. Click the My Account
  4. Select Community Notifications from the drop down menu.

Signing Out of othe Website

To logout of C2J, click the avatar in the top right of the website, then click the Logout button.