CJCC hosts training and technical assistance events to improve processes and effect positive outcomes throughout the District. A core belief is that together we can learn more. This aspect of CJCC efforts truly ties together CJCC values. Thoughout our history, CJCC has sought to bring together partners to benefit from the expertise available and to use cutting-edge approaches in the development of programs and policies.
- Criminal Justice Webinar Series: Session One March 10
On March 10, 2021, CJCC convened the first session of its Criminal Justice Webinar Series. The session's theme was "Community-Inspired and Targeted Solutions to Transform the District's Criminal Justice System." Panelists and a moderator discussed ways to begin transforming the District's criminal justice system. Click the links below for a video and summary of the event.
- Juvenile Justice Webinar Series: Session Two February 23
On February 23, 2021, CJCC convened the second session of its Juvenile Justice Webinar Series. This session focused on discussing next steps following the publication of the Root Causes of Juvenile Justice System Involvement Study. Click the links below for a video and summary of the event.
- Juvenile Justice Webinar Series: Session One December 15
On December 15, 2020, CJCC convened the first session of its Juvenile Justice Webinar Series. Dr. Kaitlyn Sill, who had completed the Council-mandated Root Causes of Juvenile Justice Involvement Study presented key findings. Please see below for key takeaways.
- Information Sharing Forum November 12
On November 12, 2019, CJCC convened its annual Information Sharing Forum for a select audience in the Old Council Chambers at One Judiciary Square. Participants heard strategies for using data in a public-health-based framework to best address the issues of gun violence.
On June 12, 2019, CJCC convened a Juvenile Justice Techinical Assistance Session titled "Engaging Police to Address Student Conduct Issues in Schools: Current Protocols, Challenges, and Solutions." The session invited local education and law enforcement partners to weigh in on the presence and protocols surrounding law enforcement involvement in the educational setting.
The CJCC Criminal Justice Summit (CJS) is an annual gathering of criminal justice professionals and stakeholders across the criminal justice continuum to engage in evidence-based training and collaboration. This year’s theme was “Paving the Way to the New Normal – Violence Prevention Strategies That Work.”
On March 21, 2019, the CJCC held a Juvenile Justice Technical Assistance Session titled “Examining the Intent and Implementation of the Comprehensive Youth Justice Amendment Act”. The CJCC was proud to welcome stakeholders throughout the District to this training opportunity.
- Bridging Research to Practice--Justice-Involved Veterans March 12
On March 12, 2019, CJCC conducted a Bridging Research to Practice event titled "The Continuum of Care for Justice-Involved Veterans in the District of Columbia." The event invluded a panle presentation with participation from teh Mayor's Office of Veteran's Affairs, University Legal Services, Superior Court of the District of Columbia, and Community Connecitons, Inc.,
The CJCC Criminal Justice Summit (CJS) is an annual gathering of criminal justice professionals and stakeholders across the criminal justice continuum to engage in evidence-based training and collaboration. This year’s theme was “Mental Health at the Intersection: Exploring Best Practices for Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Adults in the Criminal Justice System.” Mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorders are highly prevalent among individuals throughout the criminal justice system continuum. Agencies and practitioners at all stages of the criminal justice system face the challenge of responding effectively to the needs of these persons.