Community organizations held focus groups to hear feedback about what people want about the proposed community justice center. Representatives from these community organizations presented at the CJC meeting about what community members shared in those focus group meetings.
February 25, 2021
Community Justice Center - Short Video Collection:
These short videos were compiled from the community conversation about community justice centers and emphasize the different aspects and benefits of community justice centers.
October 29, 2020
The Burns Institute joined the CJC-Racial Disparities subcommittee to discuss how to rethink the criminal justice system with racial equity.
December 18, 2019
Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice
This initiative, hosted by the Dane County Board of Supervisors and supported through a grant from the MacArthur Safety and Justice Challenge, uses Sequential Intercept Mapping to identify opportunities to improve behavioral health and criminal justice systems.
The September 2017 CJC meeting featured speakers on data innovation projects towards innovations in public policy.
September 28, 2017
The CJC hosted national experts on community justice centers, with the intention of moving towards implementing a community justice center in Dane County. Judge Calabrese from Red Hook Community Justice Center in New York and Brett Taylor from the Center for Court Innovation spoke about restorative justice and their roles in the program's creation, development, and evaluation. Dr. Alex Gee, Jr., founder of Nehemiah Center for Urban Leadership Development, Rep. Shelia Stubbs, Wisconsin State Representative and Dane County Supervisor, and Ismael Ozanne, Dane County District Attorney, spoke about the local potential for a community justice center.
October 29, 2020
The CJC hosted national experts in the crisis care continuum. Staff from the STAR crisis ambulance service located in Denver, CO and Dr. Margie Balfour from the Pima County (Tucson) Crisis Restoration Center presented at the community educational event.
September 1, 2020
The CJC hosted a community event to learn about pretrial justice from national, state, and local policy experts. This event was part of the Capstone project for safer, fairer front-end justice.
June 3, 2019