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Kathy Park
Kathy Park Supports Community Solutions in Op-Ed
The Juvenile Justice Information Exchange published an op-ed by NCCD CEO Kathy Park on June 19. In "To Fix the Justice System, Go Outside," Park argues that we should look to community solutions to solve criminal justice problems. To read the article, click here.
Angie Wolf
NCCD Names New Chief Program Officer
NCCD is pleased to announce Dr. Angie Wolf as its new chief program officer. Wolf most recently served as NCCD’s director of justice strategies. “Angie Wolf is an authentic leader with an unwavering commitment to improving the safety and well-being of vulnerable youth, adults, and communities,” said Kathy Park, chief executive officer of NCCD. As chief program officer, Wolf will oversee the justice strategies and system improvement teams at NCCD—a large group that focuses on research, policy, and practice in NCCD’s work areas. Read more here. 
Philip DecterNCCD Appoints Interim Director of Child Welfare
In other NCCD leadership news, Philip Decter, MSW, was appointed interim director of child welfare. Decter has been with NCCD since 2010, most recently serving as an associate director. As interim director, he will provide strategic direction and leadership for NCCD staff focused on system improvement in child welfare. Since joining NCCD, Decter has worked on implementation of the Structured Decision Making® system integrated with strengths-based and solution-focused approaches. Read more here.
OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice
Journal Publishes Paper on Juvenile Justice Reform
A paper co-written by NCCD researchers, titled “Achieving Juvenile Justice Reforms Through Decision-Making Structures: The Case of Georgia,” appears in the spring issue of the Journal of Juvenile Justice, a semi-annual peer-reviewed publication of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Read the full journal article here.

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