CASES IN THE MEDIA
CASES IN THE MEDIA
- CASES Featured as New York Nonprofit Press Agency of the Month - The November edition of the New York Nonprofit Press profiles CASES' programs, highlighting the agency's impact on the individuals it serves while saving taxpayer dollars. (The New York Nonprofit Press, 25 October 2011)
- "School Discipline Study Raises Fresh Questions" - Michael Thompson, Director of the Justice Center at the Council of State Governments and a member of CASES' Board of Trustees, releases a study on the relationship between school discipline, juvenile justice involvement and student success. (The New York Times, 19 July 2011)
- "Keeping Chronic Mental Illness From Becoming a Criminal Offense" - Highlights Nathaniel ACT as a successful diversion program for mentally-ill individuals (Taking Note Blog, 11 February 2011).
- "SCO's McMahon & CASES' McLaughlin Receive Lewis Hine Awards" - CASES Director of Youth Programs Joe McLaughlin is a recipient of the prestigous Lewis Hine Award for Service to Children and Youth. (New York Nonprofit Press, 2 February 2011)
- "Rikers' Regulars" - CASES CEO Joel Copperman discusses progress the city is making to better respond to individuals with mental illness in the custody of the Department of Correction. (Gotham Gazette, 29 September 2010)
- "A Worthy Diversion" - CASES' CEO Joel Copperman speaks about how courts handle mentally ill offenders. (The American Prospect, 23 June 2008)
- "Juvenile Injustice" - Describes Mayor Bloomberg's push for alternatives to incarceration for juveniles and includes quotes from a CASES' youth program participant (Gotham Gazette, 25 January 2007).
- "Fighting Poverty" - Identifies the Learning to Work/GED Program as a program for "disconnected youth" (Gotham Gazette, 25 September 2006).
- "Small Jail, Less Crime" - Advocates fewer jail sentences and cites CASES as an example of an effective alternative sentencing program (Newsday, 12 March 2005).
- "Vocational Training Programs Planned For 'Young People ... Going Nowhere' " Describes function of vocational high schools, including those sponsored through Learning to Work program (New York Sun, 12 January 2005).
- " NYC; Ponder a Diva, And Think Outside the Cell" - CASES' CEO Joel Copperman discusses alternative sentencing. (New York Times, 1 October 2004)
- "Overcoming Barriers to School Reentry" - Describes conflicts between the criminal justice and education systems and CASES' role in trying to bridge these divides (Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, October 2004).
- "Restorative Practices at Community Prep High School in New York City" - Profiles CASES' Community Prep High School (International Institute for Restorative Practices, 22 September 2004).
- "Last Chance High" - Reports on first years at CASES' Community Prep High School (New York Times, 25 July 2004).
- "3 School of Special Focus High-Risk Students in Mind" - Covers the opening of three specialized high schools, includes Community Prep High School (NY Daily News, 4 September 2002).
- "NYC; Program Lets 2nd Chance Begin to Grow" - Describes CASES' role in revitalizing local gardens (New York Times, 11 November 1999).
- "After Years Adrift, Treatment in Jail" - Tells the story of Nathaniel Preston, the namesake of CASES' Nathaniel Project, serving individuals with mental illness who have committed felony-level offenses (New York Times, 3 June 1999).
- "Beyond Incarceration" - Profiles a youthful offender who was "saved" through CASES (Village Voice, 12 May 1998).
- "Plan to Improve Courts Include Separating Domestic Violence Cases" - Identifies CASES success in lowering rearrest rates of drug offenders (New York Times, 4 December 1996).
- "Successful Alternative to Prison" - Profiles CASES' Court Employment Project (New York Times, 1 June 1996).
- "Clean Up New York, for Free" - Describes CASES's role in using court-assigned workers to help clean New York (New York Times, 20 May 1990).
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