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  • Participate in CCE's Oral History Project!

    Join CCE in celebrating our 40th anniversary by participating in our Oral History Project, where we will hear from longstanding leaders, community partners, and volunteers about CCE's work over the decades!

  • Remembering Earl J. Silbert (1936-2022)

    Remembering Earl J. Silbert (1936-2022)

    CCE mourns the loss, and celebrates the life and legacy, of past Board President Earl J. Silbert.

  • CCE Celebrates Juror Appreciation Week

    CCE Celebrates Juror Appreciation Week

    Join us in thanking DC jurors next week, September 12 through 16, during Juror Appreciation Week!

  • July 2022 Newsletter

    July 2022 Newsletter

    Check out CCE's July Newsletter to learn about our FY23 budget wins, Justice Potter Stewart Awards dinner, and upcoming audit.

  • New Report Highlights the Challenges and Innovations in D.C.'s Criminal Legal System in 2021

    New Report Highlights the Challenges and Innovations in D.C.'s Criminal Legal System in 2021

    CCE's latest report, "D.C.'s Justice Systems Overview 2021" provides a summary of some of the most significant challenges and innovations faced by D.C.'s adult and youth criminal legal systems over the last year.

  • April 2022 Newsletter

    Read CCE's April 2022 Newsletter to learn what our staff and Board has been up to, from adopting our 2022-2024 Strategic Plan to publishing a report on estate administration, CCE has been busy!

  • CCE and ATJC Publish New Report on Probate Reform

    CCE and ATJC Publish New Report on Probate Reform

    CCE and the D.C. Access to Justice Commission release a report with 71 recommendations to advance and modernize probate for everyone and enhance access to justice for low- and moderate-income people.

  • CCE Adopts its 2022-2024 Strategic Plan

    CCE Adopts its 2022-2024 Strategic Plan

    CCE's Board of Directors formally adopted CCE's 2022-2024 Strategic Plan on December 9, 2021. Read the Strategic Plan to learn more about CCE's priorities for the coming years!

  • 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!

  • New Occupational Licensing Materials for D.C. Workers Who Have Criminal Records

    New Occupational Licensing Materials for D.C. Workers Who Have Criminal Records

    New resources from CCE and the Howard Law Reentry Clinic explain a new D.C. law that expands employment opportunities for people with criminal records.

  • CCE Publishes New Report on Challenges and Innovations in D.C.'s Criminal Justice System in 2020

    CCE Publishes New Report on Challenges and Innovations in D.C.'s Criminal Justice System in 2020

    CCE's latest report, "D.C.'s Justice Systems Overview 2020" provides a summary of some of the most significant challenges and innovations faced by D.C.'s adult and youth criminal legal systems over the last 18 months.

  • Our statement in solidarity with the AAPI community.

    Our statement in solidarity with the AAPI community.

    CCE stands in solidarity with the Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community.

  • March 2021 Newsletter

    March 2021 Newsletter

    From supporting the District Task Force on Jails & Justice in publishing its Phase II report, conducting virtual School Jury Education Program sessions, and testifying before DC Council, CCE has hit the ground running in 2021.

  • District Task Force on Jails & Justice Publishes Phase II Report with 10-Year Implementation Plan to Transform Justice in D.C.

    District Task Force on Jails & Justice Publishes Phase II Report with 10-Year Implementation Plan to Transform Justice in D.C.

    The Phase II report, released February 2021, provides implementation plans for the Task Force’s 80 recommendations that will help D.C. to invest in safe communities, to lower incarceration rates, to regain local control over its criminal justice system, and to create a single new non-traditional facility to hold all people still detained pre-trial or sentenced to incarceration. The Task Force’s work reflects input from over 2,500 D.C. residents, including people who are currently incarcerated, and the expertise of its members.

  • Join CCE on February 11 at 11 am for the District Task Force on Jails & Justice's virtual Phase II report launch event!

    Join CCE on February 11 at 11 am for the District Task Force on Jails & Justice's virtual Phase II report launch event!

    Join us as the District Task Force of Jails & Justice releases an ambitious plan to transform D.C.’s criminal justice system.

  • 2020 Highlights

    2020 Highlights

    Despite a challenging year, CCE continued to serve the community by helping organize supply drives for residents in D.C. area halfway houses, publishing a report that makes recommendations on how the District can better serve justice-involved D.C. residents with substance use disorders, and more!

  • September 2020 Newsletter

    September 2020 Newsletter

    From releasing an audit on substance use disorder services for justice-involved D.C. residents to hosting a virtual panel on access to information and court proceedings during COVID-19, CCE has had a busy fall. Read our latest newsletter to learn more!

  • Substance Use and Justice Involvement Report Released

    Substance Use and Justice Involvement Report Released

    CCE and the D.C. Auditor released "Everything is Scattered: The Intersection of Substance Use Disorders and Justice-Involvement in the District." The report highlights both the District’s successes and challenges in addressing the substance use disorder (“SUD”) treatment needs of people who are involved in the criminal justice system, with the goal of improving health outcomes and reducing incarceration for D.C. residents.

 
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