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Angela Irvine

Angela Irvine

Director of Research - Oakland

Angela Irvine, PhD, has more than 20 years’ experience in education and social policy. Raised in Santa Cruz County, CA, Angela earned her BA from UC Berkeley in 1984, her secondary teaching credential from St. Mary’s College of California in 1985, and her PhD in sociology from Northwestern University in 2002 while simultaneously serving as a National Science Fellow (NSF) in public policy and program evaluation. Angela spent 10 years running her own program evaluation and policy research business, and she has studied housing, education, health, and criminal justice policy. Angela is now a research director at NCCD, currently serving as the principal investigator of a national study of LGBT youth in the juvenile justice system; a project to improve permanency for LGBT youth and youth of color within the criminal justice and juvenile justice systems; and a National Institute of Justice researcher-practitioner partnership grant in Santa Cruz County to determine whether structured decision making instruments used by adult probation departments can lead to more equitable probation outcomes for Latinos and women. She is also the Director of the NCCD Center on Girls and Young Women.

Some recent publications by Angela Irvine:

Santa Clara County Adult Reentry Strategic Plan Ready to Change: Promoting Safety and Health for the Whole Community

Santa Clara County Adult Reentry Strategic Plan Ready to Change: Promoting Safety and Health for the Whole Community

December 20, 2012
Marilyn Barnes
Angela Irvine
Natalie Ortega

In order to address the wide range of risk levels and needs within the formerly incarcerated population, the Santa Clara County Reentry Network, in collaboration with NCCD, has developed a five-year strategic plan for adult reentry services. Following evidence-based practices, this plan establishes the need to assess the risk and need levels of county prisoners and probationers and focuses reentry resources on those who are at moderate and high risk of committing new crimes. This plan also highlights the importance of using individualized reentry case planning and providing trauma-informed services. 

Santa Clara County Adult Reentry Strategic Plan Ready to Change: Promoting Safety and Health for the Whole Community - Summary

Santa Clara County Adult Reentry Strategic Plan Ready to Change: Promoting Safety and Health for the Whole Community - Summary

December 20, 2012
Marilyn Barnes
Angela Irvine
Natalie Ortega

This publication is a four page summary of a full report on a five-year strategic plan for adult reentry services in Santa Clara put together by NCCD and the Santa Clara Country Reentry Network.

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July 16, 2012  |  by Angela Irvine, Director of Research - Oakland, NCCD

The child welfare, education, and juvenile justice systems have concurrently created disparate outcomes for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and gender non-conforming youth. For example, Himmelstein and Brückner (2010) uncover evidence that LGBT youth are more seriously punished for the same crimes...