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| 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…
| by Everett Mitchell | Madison Magazine
At the end of his first year as a Dane County (Wisconsin) Circuit Court judge, Everett Mitchell reflects on his efforts to disrupt the pipeline from child welfare to the juvenile justice and adult criminal justice systems in…

Blog

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…
November 14, 2017 | Chris Scharenbroch
Chris Scharenbroch
When I was a kid growing up in the Midwest I learned about four oceans: the Atlantic Ocean off the East Coast, the Pacific Ocean out by California, the Arctic Ocean in the frozen North, and the Indian Ocean on the other side of the world. This made sense because it helped orient me on a globe, but i…

Events

- | - PT | San Francisco, CA

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