MCCC Justice Leadership Awards Luncheon scheduled, nominations sought

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The Yolo County District Attorney’s Multi-Cultural Community Council announces their Justice Leadership Awards Luncheon, which will be held on Thursday, Sept.12, from 12 – 1:30 p.m. at the Yolo County Atrium located at 625 Court St. Woodland.

The mission of the Yolo County’s Multi-Cultural Community Council is to enrich understanding of Yolo County’s diverse population and to celebrate how cultural knowledge expands our ability to accept and appreciate differences. The Multi-Cultural Community Council is made up of individuals from throughout Yolo County. The MCCC is led by Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig, along with MCCC Chairperson Tessa Smith. The MCCC acts as an advisory group to Reisig.

The awards luncheon is focused on recognizing individuals or organizations who promote multi-cultural relationships, acceptance and peace; forge diverse coalitions to assure ongoing community dialogue related to cultural awareness, the criminal justice system, and public safety; and ensure multi-cultural community participation in educational and informational programs related to accessing, understanding and providing input to the criminal justice system.

The MCCC is requesting nominations to recognize individuals or organizations in the following categories: Administration of Justice; Faith Based Communities; Public Schools; Human Services; and Community Engagement Volunteer.

Nominations are due Friday, Aug. 16.  Submit nominations to Wendy Wilcox at:  The nomination form can be completed electronically by following this link: Fillable Nomination Form PDF

For more information contact: Chief Deputy District Attorney Jonathan Raven at


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