News of Interest

News of Interest

| by Merriell Moyer | Lebanon Daily News
The Lebanon Daily News explains the child welfare experience and examines the essential child welfare services questions, “Do you take the child? Do you leave the child?” in an article by Merriell Moyer from October 12, 2017. NCCD’s Julie Davis has addressed questions like these in her…
| by Mark Ridley-Thomas, Chairman, Board of Supervisors, Los Angeles County
Mark Ridley-Thomas, Chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, writes in the Huffington Post about new initiatives in his county to help reduce homelessness. Just in Reach, a collaboration between NCCD, the LA County Office of Diversion and Reentry, and the Corporation for…
| by Cecily Hilleary | Voice of America
A recent article in Voice of America examines whether Native Americans receive more police attention and harsher treatment in the court system than do other Americans. NCCD has shown that Native American youths are 30% more likely than white youths to be referred to juvenile courts…
| by NCCD
NCCD is proud to be a key partner in a new health-based housing program that aims to reduce recidivism and help end homelessness among those who cycle in and out of the Los Angeles County jail system. Launched today, Just in Reach will offer permanent supportive housing over four years to 300…
| by NCCD
MetroLab Network released a new report providing brief practical guidance to local…
| by Lara Bazelon, The New York Times
An opinion piece in today’s edition of The New York Times argues for scrapping a bill that would require California schools to follow strict guidelines in cases of sexual assault among students. Stating that harsh disciplinary policies disproportionately affect students of color, she…
| by NCCD
NCCD is proud to announce this year’s finalists for the annual Media for a Just Society Awards. These awards are the only national recognition of media whose work furthers public understanding of…
| by Megan T. Stevenson
Megan T. Stevenson analyzes the nuances of risk assessment in her essay for The Crime Report. Stevenson argues that implementation dictates the usefulness of risk assessments and concludes that it is in implementation that reformers can find opportunities. To read the article click…
| by Marisol Zarate | The Chronicle of Social Change
An NCCD study on girls’ involvement in gangs is featured in the Chronicle of Social Change. The study examined how and why girls become gang-affiliated and how and why some girls avoid or leave gang activity. The study includes information about addressing the needs of gang-involved/formerly…
| by NCCD
NCCD is pleased to announce the appointment of Matt Wade, MPA, as interim director of SafeMeasures®, NCCD's web-based data reporting service. Mr. Wade most recently…