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November 21, 2022

ICYMI: CEP Launches The 4R Network

On November 16, the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) publicly launched the Radicalization, Rehabilitation, Reintegration, and Recidivism (4R) Network, with a web event featuring CEP leadership and international experts in a conversation moderated by...

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2022

CEP Webinar: Launch of the 4R Network | November 16, 2022

On November 16, 2022, the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) hosted a webinar launching the Radicalization, Rehabilitation, Reintegration, and Recidivism (4R) Network, a program designed to establish a national ecosystem of actors in the United States bound by common standards to facilitate a whole-of-society approach to extremist offender reintegration and recidivism reduction. 

[Visit https://4rnetwork.org to learn more!] 

To date, there exists no formal, in-prison recidivism reduction program in the U.S. tailored for convicted terrorists, nor a fully realized post-release initiative to support the re-entry and reintegration of terrorism-related offenders in the country. The 4R Network, which is supported by a U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention (TVTP) grant, seeks to fill gaps in both knowledge and programming.

The event, hosted in a webinar format via Zoom and moderated by DHS Deputy Director of the Center for Prevention Programs & Partnerships (CP3) Michael A. Brown, explored the challenges that the 4R Network intends to meet, as well as what lessons the United States can learn from other contexts, in a discussion with a panel of CEP leadership and international experts.

EVENT PROGRAM:

Panelists:

Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler
Senior Director, Counter Extremism Project

Michael Niconchuk
Program Director, Trauma & Violent Conflict, Beyond Conflict

Robert Örell
Member, Steering Committee for EU Radicalization Awareness Network

Sofia Koller
Senior Research Analyst, Counter Extremism Project

Dr. Juncal Fernandez-Garayzabal
Program Manager, Counter Extremism Project

Moderator:

Michael A. Brown
Deputy Director (Acting), Field Operations, U.S. Department Of Homeland Security Center for Prevention Programs & Partnerships (CP3)

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