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The Equity and Inclusion Award

The NADCP Equity and Inclusion Award recognizes individuals and treatment court teams making efforts to improve service across diverse populations; eliminate cultural disparities; and ensure equity and inclusion.


  • Nominations are due Thursday, May 5, 2022.
  • Nominee must demonstrate efforts to address equity and inclusion, which improve opportunities for all individuals to participate and succeed in treatment court. These efforts can include, but are not limited to, efforts to ensure proportional representation of minorities, women, or other groups who have historically faced systemic discrimination; actions to achieve equitable substance use disorder treatment, incentives and sanctions, and outcomes; efforts to deliver more cultural competent services; and/or data collection efforts and follow-up actions that resulted in improved equity and inclusion.
  • Nominee must be in operation a minimum of two years.

Questions should be directed to Dr. Daryl Jackson,

WHO MAY NOMINATE: Nominations may be made by state drug court coordinators, professional members of an operational treatment court program, NADCP members, NADCP executive staff, or members of the NADCP Board of Directors.

NOMINATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Nominations will be reviewed by members of the NADCP Equity and Inclusion Committee. Selected nominee will be presented to the NADCP Nominations, Orientation, and Awards Committee for approval. More than one award may be given.

AWARD PRESENTATION: Awards will be presented during RISE22, the winner(s) of this award receive three (3) free registrations to the conference.

Nomination Form

Equity and Inclusion Award

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About the Nominee

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