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News of Interest

| by Jessica Testa | BuzzFeed News
Finding employment is challenging for most individuals who reenter their communities after being incarcerated. Some studies point to extra barriers that women face when looking for work after release from prison. This…
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 Doug Smith | Los Angeles Times
Through Pay for Success, NCCD is partnering to help people with mental illness or substance abuse disorders side step the “revolving door” of the Los Angeles County Jail. Just in Reach, a supportive housing program, aims to reduce the high rate of recidivism and homelessness among this group—…

Blog

January 16, 2018 | Jess Haven
Jess Haven
Not long after joining NCCD nearly a year ago, I had the opportunity to participate in my first onsite work visit: to observe colleagues delivering safety-organized practice training to child protection supervisors in Albuquerque, New Mexico. A lifelong Midwesterner, it was my first time in the stat…
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…

Events

- | - PT | San Francisco, CA

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