Justice Initiatives (JI) is partnering with Belk for their Semi-Annual Charity Sale! For only $5 you can purchase a ticket to Belk’s 4-hour private sale dedicated to supporting non-profit organizations like ours. 100% of the proceeds from the ticket sales go directly to JI. The sale will take place on Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 6-10
JOIN US! Engage a variety of judicial candidates to hear their respective platforms, how they will work to maintain fairness, impartiality and judicial independence, and how redistricting will affect this year’s ballot. This event is free and open to the public, but attendees MUST RSVP HERE as space is limited. Refreshments will be provided by
We are pleased to announce the latest iteration of the JI Board of Directors’ Executive Committee: Scott Harris was appointed Chair in January 2018. Alyssa Levine  was appointed  Vice Chair in August 2018. Andy Barbee was appointed Treasurer in January 2018. Theresa Viera was appointed Secretary in August 2018. Learn more about the officers in the respective linked
The Trial Court Administrator’s Office (26th Judicial District) is now accepting applications for one (1) of four (4) one-week sessions of Court Camp. Court Camp is an educational program, sponsored in part by Justice Initiatives, for students ages 14-18 who are interested in learning about the North Carolina judicial system. There are only 14 spaces
Court Camp, a signature program supported by JI via our mission to educate the public about the court system, provides a unique opportunity for teens 14-18 to get hands-on experience and information about careers in the judicial branch. WTVI Charlotte did an informational piece recently on the importance and impact of the effort, via their
The Advocacy and Public Policy Committee of the JI Board of Directors drafted and delivered a clarion cry to the co-chairs and members of the North Carolina General Assembly’s Joint Select Committee on Judicial Reform and Redistricting. In the informed letter, research from the Brennan Center was cited, and can be summarized by the following
Registration is now open for our 12th Annual Evening at the Courthouse! Visit the registration page HERE to indicate your plans to attend the premier civic event of the year with amazing local food and dessert vendors, a silent auction, and more. In addition to sending your RSVP, you can learn about volunteer opportunities, enter
Join us for a round table discussion about the issues and opportunities within the judicial branch. Do you have questions about how the court system works? Do you have concerns or things you’d like to see improved? Share your thoughts with us over a meal. The event will be held at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s
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