CCJ Supports Raising Readers in Story County

Thanks to the United Way and Raising Readers for the opportunity to assist young readers at Roland-Story Elementary School. We had a blast participating in the Day of Caring!           Check out the great work done by Raising Readers in Story County!

2016 Volunteer of the Year

Being volunteer of the year once just wasn’t enough for Carolyn Brockman.  CCJ proudly announces that Carolyn has been named volunteer of the year for 2016.  This represents the second time Carolyn has been so honored. Carolyn is a longtime advocate and supporter of CCJ.  Her contributions include working as a volunteer probation officer, member… Read More »

CCJ Says Goodbye to Student Workers and Interns

CCJ would like to say thank you Cindy Le, Ashley Burkett, and Brandon DeGroot, the 2016 CCJ student interns. We appreciate your dedication and your hard work, and wish you the best in your upcoming endeavors. Thank you for your contributions to the Center for Creative Justice!

CCJ Recognizes Stephen Holmes

CCJ would like to recognize Stephen Holmes for his many years of support. Stephen began his tenure as an ex-officio member of the CCJ Board of Directors in 1989. In addition to serving on the CCJ Board Stephen has volunteered regularly at our annual French toast fundraiser. Stephen has contributed both his time and money… Read More »

2015 Volunteer of the Year

Thank you Pastor Dave Russell for providing unwavering support to CCJ for the past 16 years. In recognition of his service Pastor Russell has been named CCJ Volunteer of the year for 2015. During his 16 years on the CCJ Board of Directors Pastor Russell has worked on the Public Relations Committee and also served… Read More »

CCJ has Highest Non-Recidivism Rate in Its History

The good news is that this year’s statistics show that CCJ has continued to serve our Story County communities at the same high level as in previous years. The even better news is that in the past year, CCJ had the highest non-recidivism rate in its history—93% of the clients who successfully completed their probation… Read More »

CCJ is Thankful for Many Things

The ongoing support we receive from our community The financial support we receive from our donors and the local funding we receive from ASSET The excellent collaboration we have with other area human services agencies and local law enforcement The confidence the court system shows by assigning 78% of the caseload in 2014 The success… Read More »

CCJ Supports Community Programs

CCJ relies on community contributions and is grateful to all those that help us make the community stronger. One of the ways we help the community is to give back. We make it a priority to help those in need through various community programs: Shop With a Cop Shop With a Cop is a charity… Read More »

2013 Volunteer of the Year

Congratulations to Commander Geoff Huff with the Ames Police Department for being named CCJ’s Volunteer of the Year! Geoff has been a member of our Board of Directors for the past six years. Geoff has served as President, Vice President, and has been a member of the Probation Advisory Committee. Congratulations Geoff and thank you… Read More »