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

  • New Reports Highlight Criminal Justice Issues to Tackle in 2022

    New Reports Highlight Criminal Justice Issues to Tackle in 2022

    The white papers, published in partnership with the Office of the District of Columbia Auditor, include the thoughts and recommendations of advocates, policymakers, and those directly impacted by the law.

  • 2021 Highlights

    2021 Highlights

    From releasing two reports that helped educate and empower residents to understand and change D.C.'s criminal legal system to successfully advocating for improved language access for legal resources, CCE has had a busy year! Read our 2021 Highlights to learn more about the impact we've made in the last year.

  • July 2021 Newsletter

    July 2021 Newsletter

    CCE's staff and leadership have been busy this summer. Read our July 2021 Newsletter to learn more!

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