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recognized as 2017 Harvard
Ash Center Bright Ideas in
May 10, 2017
Maura E. Chavez named the 10th
annual Raising the Bar Award
March 22, 2017
JI Awarded $10,000 from Unite
Charlotte Grant to Aid in
Rebuilding Community Trust.
March 17, 2017
Applications for Court Camp are
now being accepted.
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The purpose of Court College is to create and
strengthen relationships with the members of the
community through the sharing of information and
exchange of ideas. Working through various
institutions, organizations, associations, and
groups, we seek to better educate the community
about the role, responsibilities, organization
and structure of our court system in order to
dispel misunderstandings, heighten awareness
regarding resource limitations and build
contacts with an increasingly engaged citizenry.
Court College offers members of
the community an up close and personal look at
how the court system operates. The program is
the vehicle by which any interested individual
can learn about the offices, programs, services
and personnel we employ to carry out our
Classes meet weekly in the evenings for two
hours, for seven weeks, and are taught by
judicial officials and court administrators.
Classes are held in the Mecklenburg County
Courthouse and other respective offices
associated with the Court. Class members are
also given a behind-the-scenes tour of the
• Civic Leaders
• Community Leaders
• Members of the Media
• Business Leaders
Why Should I Attend?
Gain a first-hand knowledge of how our courts
• Learn how cases are
processed in the system
• Gain a better
understanding of and appreciation for the
integral parts our courts play in a civilized
• Meet elected officials and other
court officials who work in the system
direct questions of judges and other court
• Learn how our courts are funded
How Do I Attend?
an application by
• Mail the
completed application along with the required
registration fee to the address below
Confirmation of your acceptance will be sent to
you via email
Eligible to Attend?
applicants must commit to attending six of the
seven of the classes
• Qualified applicants
will have not have been convicted of any
misdemeanors (other than a traffic violation) or
• Qualified applicants must not have
any cases, criminal or civil, pending before the
How do I Register?
• Spaces are limited and will be given on a
first come/first served basis.
non-refundable registration fee of $45.00 is
required to enroll.
• You can register on
line and pay by credit card by
• You can also mail a
check or money order made payable to Justice
Initiatives, Inc. along with the completed
Fourth Street, Suite 4420
The application deadline is
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
Accepted applicants will be
notified by email.
Court College Application
2015 Court College Class