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 and continues to be a model for creating stronger and more prosperous communities. CCE identifies and proposes solutions by collaborating with diverse stakeholders to conduct research, advance policy, educate the public, and increase civic engagement.


Latest News

  • 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!

  • Hear From CCE Leaders Through Our Oral History Project!

    Join CCE in celebrating our 40th anniversary by watching videos from our Oral History Project, where you will hear from longstanding leaders, community partners, and volunteers about CCE's work over the decades!

  • Remembering Earl J. Silbert (1936-2022)

    Remembering Earl J. Silbert (1936-2022)

    CCE mourns the loss, and celebrates the life and legacy, of past Board President Earl J. Silbert.

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