News of Interest

News of Interest

| by Nick Selby | The Washington Post
A new piece today in The Washington Post cites NCCD research on the Richmond, California, Office of Neighborhood Safety (ONS). The ONS's Operation Peacemaker Fellowship engages those most likely to shoot or be shot in an effort to reduce homicides and gun violence in Richmond. …
| by Roxane Gay | The New York Times
Roxane Gay condemns the murder of Alton Sterling in this New York Times editorial, published just hours before the murder of …
| by Shane Bauer | Mother Jones
Put together through months undercover as a corrections officer in a private Louisiana prison, 2013 Media for a Just Society Award winner Shane Bauer pens an extensive…
| by Kathy Park, CEO | Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
In a new op-ed published today by the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, CEO Kathy Park articulates the vulnerability of youth detained by police and the many factors that leave young people and their families in the dark…
| by Cecilia Muñoz, Shaun Donovan | The White House
This week, the White House blog promotes the increase in the Social Innovation Fund’s number of Pay for Success (PFS) sites around the country; this includes sites…
| by NCCD
NCCD, as a proud grantee of the Social Innovation Fund’s Pay for Success program, is excited to announce today a new project to assess a program’s capacity for the Pay for Success (PFS) approach…
| by Richard Gonzales | All Things Considered, NPR
The city of Richmond’s Office of Neighborhood Safety is being called “a national model for reducing gun violence.” Its prevention methods include the Operation Peacemaker Fellowship, which offers career and other types of support to young men identified as being involved in gun violence. Cities…
| by Youth First
This interactive, multimedia presentation from the Youth First initiative maps out the dysfunction of the juvenile justice system in the United States. With photography by Richard Ross, who has documented the grim reality of life in many incarceration facilities, the presentation also offers…
| by NCCD
NCCD is developing a project that will bring together school districts, child welfare agencies, and juvenile justice systems to identify young people at high risk of justice system involvement and bridge system coordination gaps to create targeted, multi-system interventions to help these young…
| by Sukey Lewis | WAMU 88.5 Radio
The first in a three-part series regarding violence prevention programs proposed in Washington, DC, this article describes the success of the Office of Neighborhood Safety…