Senior Deputy Director
A key member of the CJJR team since 2008, Macon Stewart serves as the Center’s Senior Deputy Director. In this capacity, Macon works closely with the CJJR Director to oversee all Center functions and initiatives. For years, Macon has supported the implementation of the Crossover Youth Practice Model, which she co-authored, in dozens of communities across the country and has led multiple projects in the Center’s multi-system portfolio, including the Center for Coordinated Assistance to States and the Breakthrough Series Collaborative on Transforming the Youth Justice System.
Prior to joining CJJR, Macon moved up the ranks within the District of Columbia Government’s Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA) during her 5.5 year tenure. Her work included providing direct case management services to the children and families of the nation’s capital as a Social Worker, conducting internal small-scale studies and Quality Service Reviews as a Case Practice Specialist, and functioning as a Project Manager while spearheading the agency’s education reform efforts as the Assistant to the Deputy Director for the Office of Clinical Practice.
Macon is a licensed graduate social worker that has been and continues to be sought after to work on many agency and city initiatives. Macon was appointed to work with the DC Superior Court: Family Court Judges on various subcommittees including working with LGBTQ youth and education. Working to improve the quality of life on a micro and macro-level for children and families has always been and will continue to be the passion exemplified in her work.
Macon is a native of Greensboro, NC. She received her B.A. in Criminal Justice from the University of North Carolina in Charlotte in December 1999 and her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh in 2002.