Thousand Kites wins PASS Award
The 2007 PASS
Oakland, CA, March
Council on Crime and Delinquency is pleased to announce the 2007 Winners of its respected PASS Awards (Prevention for a Safer
Society). NCCD honors the media’s success and vital role in illuminating the
people and programs that illuminate the root causes of crime and that promise to
protect our most precious resource—our youth—against involvement in crime.
link in successful policies related to youth and justice is the education of the
public. The media is uniquely positioned to be this link, and we gratefully
acknowledge their efforts to fulfill that responsibility. Each year the PASS
Awards go to media professionals in the fields of print, literature, broadcast
media, television, and film in recognition of thoughtful and factual coverage of
the issues. Special consideration is given to those stories that highlight
solutions to criminal and juvenile justice and child welfare problems.
NCCD is the
oldest private organization working to attain responsive and effective criminal
justice, juvenile justice, and child welfare systems. For 100 years, NCCD has
been committed to promoting criminal justice strategies that are fair, humane,
cost-effective, and uncompromising in public safety. The issues that have
defined NCCD since its inception are the need for a separate and humane justice
system for children, alternatives to incarceration, and the integral connection
between social justice and public safety. For more information on NCCD, please
visit our website at http://www.nccd-crc.org.