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News of Interest

The Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI), funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, has published JDAI at 25. The report collects insights from annual reports from JDAI sites across the nation for the…
The United States Department of Justice's Elder Justice Initiative (EJI) is a resource for learning how to identify elder abuse and find help for elders who are experiencing abuse. Included on their site is a series of webinars that provide important information for law enforcement, victim…
| by Marjorie Hernandez | Ventura County Star
Data and analysis from an NCCD report on the Ventura County [California] Juvenile Justice Plan will provide a blueprint for the county moving forward, according to Mark Varela, the county’s chief probation officer. The recent NCCD report shows a 58% drop in juvenile arrests from 2008 to 2014 in…

Blog

May 22, 2017 | Alysia Chang
I moved to Madison from the bustling city of Hong Kong to attend the University of Wisconsin-Madison a few years ago. At first, being enclosed in the campus “bubble” was all too easy, as most of student life revolves around campus and nearby sections of downtown. But the more experiences I had off c…
May 16, 2017 | Tim Gonzalez
Growing up in rural Wisconsin, I was the brazen symbol of diversity in a predominantly white school district—a school district in which my mixed-race parents were told they could not purchase a house. Despite the visible appearance of a direct connection to my ancestry, I didn’t speak enough Spanish…
May 8, 2017 | NCCD
For over a century, NCCD has worked to better the social systems designed to protect children, families, and communities. Because an essential part of NCCD’s work is promoting justice and equity within these systems, we as an organization want to embody both of these ideals. One way to do this is by…

Events

- | - CT | Middleton, WI

Kate Beier, Program Associate, and Julie Davis, Senior Program Specialist, will present the workshop "Structured Decision

- | - | Hong Kong

Raelene Freitag, Manager of International and Special Projects, will present at the International Conference on New Perspectives for Outcome-Based Evaluation and Research on Family