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group in the nation. There are regular job opportunities available with the NCJFCJ including an active internship program with UNR that has resulted in the hiring of several graduate research interns. The NCJFCJ being downtown strengthens the connection between downtown Reno and the UNR campus. It brings a nationally renowned institution into the diversifying economic base of downtown Reno. Basin Street, a prominent Northern Nevada real estate investor and developer, leases the 14,699 sq. ft. office space to the NCJFCJ.

UNR offers the Judicial Studies Graduate Degree Program, in collaboration with the NCJFCJ and The National Judicial College, and offers two concentration options for a Master of Judicial Studies and a Doctor of Philosophy. Since 1969, the NCJFCJ has had a longstanding and valuable relationship with UNR. More judicial officers are educated in Reno than any other place in the country. Every year, the NCJFCJ convenes more than 300 judicial officers in Reno through various educational programs. Annually, the NCJFCJ convenes judges and their teams from all eleven Nevada judicial districts to improve the principles of quality hearings and enhance practices throughout every judicial district in Nevada. The NCJFCJ has more than 60 employees located in Reno and more than 20 employees in Pittsburgh at their research division, the National Center for Juvenile Justice (NCJJ), the oldest juvenile justice research

The following article highlights and reflects on one of the NCJFCJ’s earliest partnerships, our ally in the child welfare field. We thank you National CASA for working alongside us over the years.

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