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"Learning in Action" is a new series of monthly video chats that explore the first-hand experiences of the practices promote social...
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A lively discussion on what we know – and what we’re doing with that knowledge – about juvenile justice, with Karen Pittman of the...
Mill Poll
A Millennial's reaction to a new poll: "The Nation isn't putting its money where its mouth is" when it comes to young people....
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On Sept. 22, the U.S. House of Representatives passed what might be "the most significant justice reform measure to reach Obama in his tenure,...

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jjdpa
Produced by: SparkAction, Act 4 Juvenile Justice
On Sept. 22, the U.S. House of Representatives passed what might be "the most significant justice reform measure to reach Obama in his tenure," according to ...
Committee
Produced by: SparkAction
A bipartisan bill to reform and reauthorize the JJDPA, and help states improve juvenile justice programs may move in the House; if passed, it would strengthen ...
roundtable-podcast
Produced by: Forum for Youth Investment
A lively discussion on what we know – and what we’re doing with that knowledge – about juvenile justice, with Karen Pittman of the Forum for Youth ...
Burn image
Produced by: W. Haywood Burns Institute
The U.S. has made progress in reducing the number of young people who are incarcerated, but researchers are finding an alarming trend: the rate of incareeration f ...
Mill Poll
Produced by: SparkAction
A Millennial's reaction to a new poll: "The Nation isn't putting its money where its mouth is" when it comes to young people.    
SteveP
Produced by: SparkAction
First-generation college student Steven Pacheco spent a year in prison but rather than be derailed, he is now hard at work researching and advocating to improve our ...
DOME
Produced by: Act 4 Juvenile Justice
For the second year in a row, the U.S. House Appropriators have defunded juvenile justice programming. Juvenile Justice Advocates Express Disappointment over ...
Produced by: The Susan Crown Exchange, David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality
"Learning in Action" is a new series of monthly video chats that explore the first-hand experiences of the practices promote social emotional learning. Each ...
Produced by: Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
With less than 100 days remaining on the 114th Congress’ legislative calendar, time is running out for Congress to come together to protect our children and our ...
Produced by: Campaign for Youth Justice
On Wednesday, May 18th, appropriators in the House of Representatives will meet to work on the House proposal and we encourage them to follow the lead of their Senate ...

youth voices

Mill Poll
Produced by: SparkAction
A Millennial's reaction to a new poll: "The Nation isn't putting its money where its mouth is" when it comes to young people.    
SteveP
Produced by: SparkAction
First-generation college student Steven Pacheco spent a year in prison but rather than be derailed, he is now hard at work researching and advocating to improve our ...
Produced by: The Susan Crown Exchange, David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality
"Learning in Action" is a new series of monthly video chats that explore the first-hand experiences of the practices promote social emotional learning. Each ...
Produced by: SparkAction
Janaisa changed schools with an entirely new approach to teaching, Performance-Based Assessment Tests. She shares her experience with tackling new testing ...
trauma
Produced by: SparkAction
College is a huge step in any students' career, but there are a lot of assumptions in the college process. Most of them are at the expense of students and ...
Boston Cats
Produced by: Opportunity Youth United, Opportunity Youth United
Boston Community Action Team Kicks Off Movement to Increase Opportunity, Decrease Poverty for Young People 
podium
Produced by: The Hill
In the past few years, we have seen more mainstream attention both from community members and influential leaders to a population that has largely been invisible: ...
Produced by: Campaign for a Presidential Youth Council
Within the last month, seven cities in Nebraska have passed a resolution calling for a Presidential Youth Council. James Moseman, Nebraska State Director for the ...
Sloane Baxter
Produced by: Youth Today
October is Youth Justice Awareness Month, and as consensus builds in the Senate and the House around the need for criminal justice reform, the effort to reauthorize ...

success stories

jjdpa
Produced by: SparkAction, Act 4 Juvenile Justice
On Sept. 22, the U.S. House of Representatives passed what might be "the most significant justice reform measure to reach Obama in his tenure," according to ...
Produced by: The Susan Crown Exchange, David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality
"Learning in Action" is a new series of monthly video chats that explore the first-hand experiences of the practices promote social emotional learning. Each ...
support
Produced by: Community Works West
Restorative justice program manager, Yejide Ankobia, shares the impact of restorative practices and the transformative role that laws like the Juvenile Justice ...
Produced by: SparkAction
The Forum for Youth Investment’s Readiness Roundtables bring together visionaries and thinkers for thoughtful conversation on issues related to youth readiness, ...
happy youth
Produced by: The Chronicle of Social Change
Positive Youth Development is a youth justice system that focuses on a young person's strengths and positive development rather than a deficit-based correctional ...
positive youth development
Produced by: The Chronicle of Social Change
The Positive Youth Justice series profiles successful programs and organizations all over the country. Part 3 looks at a program in Tarrant County, Texas, that works ...
Rosie's Place
Produced by: The Chronicle of Social Change
The Chronicle of Social Change introduced “Positive Youth Justice: Curbing Crime, Building Assets.” It is a series that imagines an entire continuum ...

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