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September 29, 2014 |  by Jordan Melograna, Content Director, Brave New Films

The 50th anniversary of Martin Luther Kings Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech was observed in 2013. Our production team at Brave New Films wanted to commemorate the event by doing more than celebrating the victories of the past: Our goal was to show that the same struggles for civil rights continue...

September 26, 2014 |  by Alexander Busansky, President, NCCD

US Attorney General Holder’s announcement yesterday that he was stepping down from his position did not come as a surprise to the many people handicapping the remaining tenure of one of the longest-serving, and our first African-American, Attorney General. I will leave the summation of his...

September 24, 2014 |  by Jill Tucker, Education Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle

Jill Tucker is a 2014 Media for a Just Society Awards finalist in the category of newspaper. To read “Even Odds,” her Media for a Just Society Awards...

September 22, 2014 |  by Brickson Diamond, COO, The Executive Leadership Council

Brickson Diamond will present the Distinguished Achievement Award to Ryan Coogler, writer/director of the film ...

September 15, 2014 |  by Tracey Quezada, Media for a Just Society Awards Finalist

Tracey Quezada is a 2014 Media for a Just Society Awards finalist in the category of film. To see a trailer for ...

September 8, 2014 |  by Ali Budner and Martina Castro, KALW

Ali Budner and Martina Castro’s radio piece, “The Race to an Emergency,” which originally aired on KALW Radio, is a ...

September 5, 2014 |  by David Muhammad, Director of National Justice Programs, NCCD

This year we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA), landmark legislation that set core standards for the safe and equitable treatment of young people in the American justice system. It has been 12 years since Congress...

September 2, 2014 |  by Danielle Stewart, Communications Coordinator, NCCD

We’ve all heard stories that change us—stories that reveal truths about the world that make us want to do something, to be engaged, to act.

Each year, through NCCD’s Media for a Just Society...

September 2, 2014 |  by Dawn Porter, Media for a Just Society Winner

When I first started filming Gideon’s Army, I think I was like most people in assuming some basic truths about our criminal justice system. I assumed that everyone who gets arrested gets a basically fair process, a lawyer, someone to advise...

August 25, 2014 |  by Jesse Russell, Director of Research, Midwest, NCCD

NCCD’s ad hoc analytics staff are data scientists for human service agencies. Using data your agency already has, we provide on-demand data analytics and reporting to help your agency achieve its desired impact for the clients you...