News of Interest

News of Interest

| 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…
| by NCCD
NCCD is pleased to announce the appointment of Philip Decter, MSW, as interim director of child welfare. Mr. Decter has been with NCCD since 2010, most recently serving as an associate director. As interim director, Mr. Decter will…
| by NCCD
Assistant Commissioner Joe Vignati of the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice acknowledged NCCD for its help in moving forward his state’s juvenile justice reform at a hearing before the US House Judiciary Committee. During his June 22 testimony, Vignati urged the use of validated risk…
| by NCCD
NCCD is pleased to announce Dr. Angie Wolf as its new chief program officer. Dr. Wolf most recently served as NCCD’s director of justice strategies. She holds a doctorate from Michigan State University and has been with NCCD since 2001…
| by Jeremy Loudenback | The Chronicle of Social Change
By sharing Jerome Dixon’s personal story, this article by The Chronicle of Social Change provides context for a California state senate bill set for a vote next week. If passed, the…