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Harvard Ash Center Bright IdeasJI recognized as 2017 Harvard Ash Center Bright Ideas in Government.
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May 10, 2017
Maura E. Chavez named the 10th annual Raising the Bar Award winner.
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March 22, 2017
JI Awarded $10,000 from Unite Charlotte Grant to Aid in Rebuilding Community Trust.
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March 17, 2017
Applications for Court Camp are now being accepted.
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Justice Initiatives’ mission is to educate the community about the court system and to advocate, support and advance its needs and interests.
      
bullet Save the Date - April 27, 2017
at 6p.m. for the 11th Annual Evening at the Courthouse.
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bullet March 17, 2017
JI partners with Belk for the Spring Charity Sale on April 29, 2017.
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bullet February 28, 2017
JI FY 2015-2016 Annual Report is now published.
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bullet February 26, 2017
JI welcomes newest Board of Directors members Brian Church and Alyssa Levine.
 
bullet February 14, 2017
Nominations for the tenth annual Raising the Bar Award are now open..
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bullet February 7, 2017
JI is proud to announce its expansion into Judicial District 28 - Buncombe County.
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bullet November 28, 2016
JI and the Mecklenburg County Bar thank participants and sponsors of the Sixth Annual Legal Eagle Charity Golf Tournament.
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bullet November 10, 2016
JI is participating in #GivingTuesdayCLT this month.
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bullet October 7, 2016
JI partners with Belk for its Semi-Annual Charity Sale on November 5th.
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bullet September 29, 2016
JI has a new look! Learn more about our new logo and brochure.
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bullet September 17, 2016
JI is pleased to announce expansion into new NC counties.
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bullet August 31, 2016
Sixth Annual Legal Eagle Golf Tournament will be held October 28 at Verdict Ridge Golf & Country Club.
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bullet August 5, 2016
Register for Judicial Candidates Forum at Charlotte School of Law on October 13, 2016 at 5:30pm.
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bullet July 13, 2016
JI welcomes new board officers and thanks previous officers for their service.
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bullet May 4, 2016
JI announces ninth annual Raising the Bar Award winner.
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bullet April 28, 2016
2016 UNC Charlotte JI Award winners announced.
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bullet April 6, 2016
JI welcomes new board member Gonzalo Frias.
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bullet March 29, 2016
JI welcomes new board member Thomas Walker.
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bullet March 4, 2016
JI partners with Belk for its Semi-Annual Charity Sale.
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bullet February 6, 2016
Justice Initiatives opens registration for annual Evening at the Courthouse Fundraiser.
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bullet February 6, 2016
JI opens registration for annual Evening at the Courthouse event.

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bullet October 6, 2015
JI announces new board member Paul Meggett.

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bullet October 1, 2015
In the news: JI sought for reaction to budget recently passed by NC Legislature.

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bullet September 28, 2015
JI releases statement regarding recent budget passed by NC Legislature.

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bullet September 10, 2015
JI hosts Fifth Annual Legal Eagle Golf Tournament.

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bullet September 6, 2015
JI partners with Belk for its Semi-Annual Charity Sale.

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bullet September 5, 2015
JI named a charity partner for the Small Business Connection Championship (formerly the Chiquita Classic and River Run Country Club.

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bullet June 30, 2015
Justice Initiatives announces new board member.

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bullet June 15, 2015
Justice Initiatives announces new board member.

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bullet May 4, 2015
Justice Initiatives announces eighth annual Raising the Bar Award winner.
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bullet April 25, 2015
UNC Charlotte 2015 JI Award winners announced.
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bullet April 6, 2015
JI partners with Belk for its Semi-Annual Charity Sale.
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bullet February 6, 2015
Justice Initiatives opens registration for annual Evening at the Courthouse Fundraiser.
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bullet February 3, 2015
JI now accepting applications for Court Camp.
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bullet November 10, 2014
JI launches CourtCalendar Version 2.0.

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bullet October 21, 2014
Photographs and video of Judicial Candidates Forum now available for viewing. 
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bullet September 24, 2014
Justice Initiatives partners with Belk for its Semi-Annual Charity Sale.
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bullet August 21, 2014
JI hosts annual 2014 Judicial Candidates’ Forum.
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bullet August 20, 2014
JI hosts Fourth Annual Legal Eagle Golf Tournament.
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bullet July 22, 2014
JI selected as recipient of ACC "Casino Night" charitable contributions.
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bullet June 9, 2014
JI has been designated for the third straight year as a recipient charity for the Chiquita Classic.
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bullet May 27, 2014
The 8th Annual Evening at the Courthouse Fundraiser brought in a grand total of $62,920 in donations! The funds raised will be used to educate the community about the court system and to advocate, support and advance its needs and interests.
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bullet May 6, 2014
Stephanie Adelman selected as 2014 Raising the Bar winner.
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bullet May 2, 2014
Justice Initiatives has extended its Court Camp registration deadline.
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bullet March 20, 2014
Justice Initiatives partners with Belk for its Semi-Annual Charity Sale.
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bullet January 26, 2014
Justice Initiatives opens registration for annual Evening at the Courthouse Fundraiser.
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bullet February 26, 2014
Court Administrator awarded ABA Burnham "Hod" Greeley award for role in creating Justice Initiatives, Inc (JI). Read Todd Nuccio's acceptance speech at recent ABA mid-year meeting in Chicago where he discusses the potential of the organization.
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bullet February 20, 2014
Co-Chair of Advocacy & Public Policy Committee has editorial published in Charlotte Observer.
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bullet February 26, 2014
Court Administrator awarded ABA Burnham "Hod" Greeley award for role in creating Justice Initiatives, Inc (JI). Read Todd Nuccio's acceptance speech at recent ABA mid-year meeting in Chicago where he discusses the potential of the organization.
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bullet September 11, 2013
Justice Initiatives hosts 3rd Annual Legal Eagle Golf Tournament, one of the largest networking events the legal community experiences each Fall.
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bullet September 25, 2013
Justice Initiatives announces changes to its Board of Directors.
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September 11, 2013
Justice Initiatives would like to invite you to the 3rd Annual Legal Eagle Golf Tournament, one of the largest networking events the legal community will experience this Fall.
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bullet 2013, September 2-8 – Chiquita Classic
For the second year in a row, Justice Initiatives (JI) was designated as an eligible charity to receive funds raised through the Chiquita Classic Golf Tournament.
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bullet August 6, 2013
Justice Initiatives announces new board member.
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bullet July 27, 2013
Board Chair, Tom Myrick, speaks with News 14.
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bullet July 26, 2013
Justice Initiatives consulted as expert on cost of drug treatment courts

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bullet July 2013 - Juror Appreciation
For the 6th consecutive year, Justice Initiatives proudly sponsored Juror Appreciation Month...
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bullet June 7, 2013
Justice Initiatives consulted as expert on the effects the proposed state budget will have on our courts.

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bullet June 7, 2013
Justice Initiatives consulted for expert opinion on the importance of Special Superior Court Judges and the North Carolinas judge to citizen ratio.

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bullet 2013, April 25 – Evening at the Courthouse Fundraiser
On Thursday, April 25, 2013, Justice Initiatives, Inc. hosted the 7th annual Evening at the Courthouse Fundraiser event at the Mecklenburg County Courthouse. Many distinguished guests attended, including members of the state and federal judiciary, state and local elected representatives, and leading members of the Mecklenburg County Bar and community. Guests enjoyed food from some of the finest restaurant establishments in Charlotte while they listened to important information regarding the state of the judiciary. Guests were entertained with live music from the Night Shift Band while they participated in a silent auction with many exciting items and packages.

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bullet March 2013
Strengthening Community Relations: Haiti

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bullet February 6, 2013
Justice Initiatives opens registration for annual Evening at the Courthouse Fundraiser.

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bullet February 4, 2013
Justice Initiatives launches 2013 Court Camp registration.

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bullet January 21, 2013
Justice Initiatives releases its 2011- 2012 Annual Report.

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bullet January 7, 2013
A new organizational brochure is now available.

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bullet October 19, 2012
Justice Initiatives was proud to partner with the Mecklenburg County Bar and the Mecklenburg Bar Foundation for the second-annual Legal Eagle Charity Golf Tournament.
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bullet October 10, 2012
Justice Initiatives was proud to again sponsor a judicial candidates' forum for all individuals vying for seats on the District Court Bench in the 26th Judicial District. The forum was held at the Charlotte School of Law with Taylor Batten from the Charlotte Observer serving as moderator. The forum took place on October 10, 2012, from 6:00 to 7:30PM at the Charlotte School of Law.
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bullet September 24-30, 2012
Chiquita Classic Golf Tournament tickets are now on sale. Don’t miss your chance to see “PGA Tour Driven” golf action and support Justice Initiatives at the same time by designating us as the benefiting charity!
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bullet May 8, 2012
Winner of Raising the Bar Award Announced!
Magistrate Karen V. Johnson received the 2012 Raising the Bar Award for her significant and notable contribution to the Mecklenburg County court system. Congratulations!

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bullet May 8, 2012
The 6th Annual Evening at the Courthouse Fundraiser brought in a grand total of $61,700 in donations! The funds raised will be used to support and advance the administration of justice in the 26th Judicial District.

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bullet February 28, 2012
Win a dream vacation through our silent auction and raffle ticket offering.
   
bullet February 28, 2012
Justice Initiatives opens registration for annual Evening at the Courthouse Fundraiser.
    
bullet January 23, 2012
Now accepting applications for Court Camp 2012.
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bullet October 21, 2011
Justice Initiatives was proud to partner with the Mecklenburg County Bar and the Mecklenburg Bar Foundation for the first-ever Legal Eagle Charity Golf Tournament.

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bullet August 22, 2011
Justice Initiatives partners with the Mecklenburg County Bar and Mecklenburg Bar Foundation for the first-ever Legal Eagle Charity Golf Tournament.

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bullet August 15, 2011
Justice Initiatives releases its Summer 2011 newsletter.

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bullet 2011, August 2 - Strengthening Community Relationships
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bullet April 6, 2011
Win a dream vacation through our silent auction and raffle ticket offering.

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bullet February 14, 2011
Justice Initiatives opens registration for annual Evening at the Courthouse Fundraiser.

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bullet February 14, 2011
Now accepting applications for Court Camp

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bullet November 22, 2010
Justice Initiatives welcomes Jeffrey Goss to its Board of Directors.

   
bullet November 8, 2010
Justice Initiatives announces Town Hall Meeting - November 20, 2010.

 
bullet October 5, 2010
Justice Initiatives releases its 2009-10 Annual Report.
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bullet August 15, 2010
Justice Initiatives to sponsor Judicial Candidate Forum on October 21, 2010.

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bullet August 8, 2010
New self-help legal forms for child custody and visitation are now available online through I-CAN!

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bullet July 13, 2010
Justice Initiatives sponsors District Attorney Debate.

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bullet May 26, 2010
Justice Initiatives announces Spring grant recipients. 

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bullet May 11, 2010
Fourth annual Evening at the Courthouse event held Tuesday, May 11, 2010. 
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bullet April 28, 2010
Justice Initiatives announces on-line interactive calendar program.
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bullet March 12, 2010
Town Hall Meeting to be held Wednesday, March 24th at Charlotte School of Law.
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bullet March 5, 2010
Justice Initiatives is pleased to announce the upcoming lunch for the Strengthening Community Relationships session on African Congolese culture.
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bullet February 18, 2010
Justice Initiatives announces date of the second installment of the town hall meeting series!
 
bullet February 9, 2010
Justice Initiatives announces new Speakers Bureau!

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bullet January 4, 2010
Justice Initiatives is pleased to announce that Billy Wilson, philanthropist, has joined the board of directors.

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bullet December 15, 2009
Justice Initiatives releases its December 2009 newsletter.

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bullet December 7, 2009
Justice Initiatives releases its 2008-09 Annual Report.

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bullet December 4, 2009
Justice Initiatives announces new grant recipients!

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bullet October 6, 2009
Justice Initiatives sponsors town hall meeting series between court officials and the public.

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bullet June 19, 2009
Justice Initiatives releases video overview of the organization and
its accomplishments.

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