Did Sean Payton deserve a “Madoff sentence”?

The recent sanction of New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton by Commissioner Roger Goodell and the accompanying debate on the severity and harshness of his one-year suspension has significant parallels in the sentencing of criminal defendants in high profile cases. The one that comes immediately to mind is the sentencing of Bernie Madoff.

NCIA Strengthens Staff

For Immediate Release April 24, 2017   NCIA Strengthens Staff Hires Facilities Manager and Marketing Communications Specialist The National Center on Institutions and Alternatives (NCIA) is excited to announce the onboarding of two new staff members. Sam Moore will be the new facilities manager and Stephen Cooke will be a new marketing communications specialist. Sam Moore is a graduate of the University of Maryland College Park. He has experience with Apple where he oversaw new store construction and facilities preservation of sixteen stores including two Continue reading →

2016 Annual Report

Our 2016 Annual Report is out now! CLICK HERE to read about the exciting accomplishments that have been made by NCIA over the past year. As we enter our 40th Anniversary year we have high hopes and expectations. We have strengthened our leadership, implemented new case management technology, enhanced our training and hope to significantly expand the number of individuals we serve throughout our programs.


  Seeking several Part-Time Drivers for the following two openings:   Youth in Transition School {5am to-8am} & {2:30pm to 6pm} Monday thru Friday.    Drivers are responsible for picking up and deliver special education students to and from school. The ideal candidate must love bad knock-knock jokes, appreciate broken science fair projects, and have the ability to have patience to deal with the population in which we serve. A genuine, caring attitude toward youth and adults. Trust is the most important contract we have Continue reading →