CCE Mission

Founded in 1982, the Council for Court Excellence (CCE) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan civic organization that envisions a justice system in the District of Columbia that equitably serves its people and continues to be a model for creating stronger and more prosperous communities. CCE identifies and proposes solutions by collaborating with diverse stakeholders to conduct research, advance policy, educate the public, and increase civic engagement.

Latest News

  • Fair Chance Business Pledge

    The Council for Court Excellence and D.C.’s Department of Small and Local Business Development challenge businesses and consumers to take the “Fair Chance Business Pledge.” This pledge represents a call-to-action for all members of D.C.’s private sector to improve their community by eliminating barriers for those with a criminal record who are returning home. READ MORE and TAKE THE PLEDGE.

  • Strategic Plan, 2017-2021

    Strategic Plan, 2017-2021

    At its December 2016 meeting, CCE's board of directors approved a strategic plan for 2017-2021.

  • Select media coverage of Beyond Second Chances report

    Select media coverage of Beyond Second Chances report

    Check out an interview on "NewsTalk with Bruce DePuyt" and pieces in "The Washington Post."

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