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Elevating Lived Experience Voices, Advocacy, Training and Expertise in the Criminal Justice System

ELEVATE CJS runs from January to December. The first cohort will begin the programme in January 2023.

Follow ELEVATE CJS on Twitter @elevatecjs.

Read about the ELEVATE CJS Taster Day here.

Read about the launch event of ELEVATE CJS here.

Read Nola Sterling's blog: 'Elevating lived experience leadership'

Applications for the January 2023 cohort are  now closed.

ELEVATE CJS Application information

Nola joined the CJA in May 2022 and she is leading the CJA’s new pilot lived experience leadership programme, ELEVATE CJS. Nola has over ten years of management experience in the voluntary sector. Nola is a Trustee of Clean Break and Women in Prison, both CJA members.

Contact Nola at