CCE Mission

Founded in 1982, the Council for Court Excellence (CCE) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan civic organization that envisions a justice system in the District of Columbia that equitably serves its people. CCE identifies and proposes solutions by collaborating with diverse stakeholders to conduct research, advance policy, educate the public, and increase civic engagement.




Latest News

  • Join CCE for the launch of our Second Chance Hiring Alliance

    Over the years, CCE has conducted extensive research and led countless advocacy efforts around the unique challenges faced by people with criminal records and those returning home from incarceration. One thing we have learned is the importance of employment opportunities, especially given that there are increased barriers for returning citizens. To address those barriers, CCE, along with Georgetown University's Pivot Program, is proud to announce the creation of the Second Chance Hiring Alliance (SCHA).

  • Check Out CCE's 2022 Highlights!

    As the year comes to a close, CCE is proud of the impact we have made in the D.C. community in 2022. From successfully advocating for budget investments in the FY23 budget to hosting Juror Appreciation Week to publishing reports on D.C.'s criminal legal system and probate practices, it has been a busy year. Check out our 2022 Highlights to learn more about these projects and more!

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