Past Events

Past Events

 - | - | Berkeley, CA

NCCD staff presented at UC Berkeley's Social Justice Symposium again this year:

The Intersection of Race, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Gender Expression in the Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Systems

 - | - | San Francisco, CA
Speaker(s):
Melinda Haag, U.S. Attorney
George Gascón, San Francisco District Attorney
Seth Williams, Philadephia District Attorney

Following our last event on June 25, 2012, NCCD presented the next panel in our Policy and Practice series. This series brings together subject-matter experts to discuss the strategies and techniques

, | - | Los Angeles, CA

The California Wellness Foundation's Violence Prevention Conference offered executive directors and program staff an opportunity to discuss a variety of

 - | - | Layton, UT
Speaker(s):
Shannon Flasch , Associate Director NCCD

The JOINING FORCES: Structured Decision Making session at the

, | - | Washington, DC
Speaker(s):
Angela Irvine, Director of Research, NCCD
Marie Williams, Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network
Ryan Wilson, U.S. Department of Justice

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, youth continue to experience high rates of bullying and harassment in schools, hostile treatment by school administrators, and family and community rejection that leaves them vulnerable and at

 - | - | San Francisco, CA
Speaker(s):
Melodee Hanes, Acting Administrator in the Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
George Gascon, San Francisco District Attorney

In addition to NCCD, this luncheon was co-sponsored by The California Endowment, The California Wellness Foundation,

 - | - | Austin, TX

NCCD Board member Vicki Spriggs hosted a Texas Barbecue to benefit NCCD at her home in Austin, Texas. This served as a wonderful opportunity to meet like-minded folks in the Austin

 - | - | Detroit, MI
Speaker(s):
Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Obama
Dr. William Bell, President of Casey Family Programs
Larry Cohen, CEO of Prevention Institute

The Attorney General's National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence, a key component of the Department of Justice’s Defending Childhood Initiative, held the last of four public hearings on April 24 in Detroit, Michigan. Composed of leading

 - | - | Oakland, CA
Speaker(s):
Ricki Seidman, Senior Principal at TSD Communications
Liz Ryan, President and CEO of The Campaign for Youth Justice
Ana Yáñez-Correa, Executive Director of The Texas Criminal Justice Coalition

Following our first event on January 12, NCCD presented the next panel discussion in our Policy & Practice Series. We focused on the importance of social marketing and advocacy in justice organizations and how to best integrate new and

 - | - | Oakland, CA
Speaker(s):
Joe Fuld, President and Founder of The Campaign Workshop

Beginning on January 12, 2012 NCCD presented panel discussions on the importance of social marketing and advocacy in justice organizations and how to best integrate new and existing strategies into research and policy work. Our first event -