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September 15, 2014 |  by Tracey Quezada, MJS 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...

August 20, 2014 |  by Scott Burdick, Progam Manager, Orange County Social Services Agency

Orange County (California) has been an NCCD SafeMeasures® client for 15 years. Expert user Scott Burdick, Program Manager II in Orange County Social Services Agency, talks about how SafeMeasures helps his agency improve outcomes and...

August 18, 2014 |  by Danna Kipnis, Staff Development Officer, Riverside County Department of Public Social Services

As a staff development officer for the Department of Public Social Services in Riverside County, California, I have been the primary support person for SafeMeasures® training and implementation for the past seven years.

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August 13, 2014 |  by Matt Wade, Business Development Associate, NCCD

In late 2007, the Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) launched the Children’s Services System Transformation (Transformation) in order to address a number of concerning outcomes regarding Virginia’s child welfare system. Chief among these outcomes were that Virginia maintained the...

August 11, 2014 |  by Sarah Hesse, Business Analyst, NCCD

As we often assert, a primary goal of SafeMeasures® is to provide people with data in a way that supports their work. A great example is our maps, which we added to SafeMeasures in 2006—initially to show where foster care children are...