Time for Change: System Change in Criminal Justice

Duration: 1. 8. 2021 – 31. 7. 2024
Place of realisation: 
Czech Republic
Donor: Porticus Foundation

Social change goal:

To create better conditions for reintegration of people with criminal past into society and decrease incarceration rate in the Czech Republic.

Key principles of our work:

  • a complex approach reflecting broad circumstances of rehabilitation, taking into account current criminal justice policy and structural inequalities based on social status, gender or ethnicity
  • reflection and sharing of good practice and evidence based policy
  • developing and supporting transversal cooperation of relevant actors across different sectors and engaging stakeholders with divergent worldviews
  • empowering people with lived experience
  • effective framing and communication of the topic to different stakeholders


  1. Capacity building and sustainability of RUBIKON Centre as a think-tank
  2. Scaling up best practices
  3. Advocacy
  4. PR activities to support the system change
  5. Involving and empowering people with lived experience

Implementer: RUBIKON Centrum, z. ú.