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NCCD is now accepting submissions for its 2018 Media for a Just Society Awards. These awards are the only national recognition of media that further public understanding of criminal justice, juvenile justice, child…
| by Mikayla Corrigan | Daily Collegian
Jelani Cobb, 2017 Media for a Just Society Award winner in the TV/Video category, spoke about the current situation for people of color in the United States at Penn State University on November 13. Read about Cobb’s talk…
NCCD is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2017 Distinguished Achievement Award and the Media for a Just Society Awards—given annually to recognize meaningful insight into the complexities of US social systems. This year’s…

Blog

December 11, 2017 | NCCD
There is currently great interest in the child welfare field in using predictive analytics, spurred on by "big data," to help children and families. But how do we mitigate the risks? In this new paper, NCCD lays out principles for product development, evaluation, and practice to use predictive analy…
November 20, 2017 | Keith McQuirter
The United States imprisons its people at an unprecedented rate never seen in human history. It leads the world in the highest rates of incarceration, imprisoning a staggering 25% of the world’s prison population and creating what is currently known as mass incarceration. The battle cry has been sum…
November 15, 2017 | Isabelle Taft
Since the 1980s, the number of incarcerated Americans has exploded. During that time period, the number of incarcerated women has increased at a rate nearly double that of incarcerated men, making women the fastest-growing population in prison. Yet women remain largely hidden from view in public dis…

Events

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NCCD's Jennifer Cotter and Karen Meulendyke will lead a workshop at the American Society on Aging Conference in

- | - ET | Atlanta, GA

NCCD CEO Kathy Park will be part of the “’First, Do No Harm’ – Applying Predictive Analytics to Human Services” panel at the MetroLab Network Annual Summit in Atlanta, Georgia, December