Format: 2015-03-01
reauthorization
There is a growing effort to protect our most vulnerable youth and although youth advocates are grateful for these efforts, more must be done in order to truly ...
Rosie's Place
The Chronicle of Social Change introduced “Positive Youth Justice: Curbing Crime, Building Assets.” It is a series that imagines an entire continuum ...
Part two of the The Chronicle of Social Change's “Positive Youth Justice: Curbing Crime, Building Assets,” introduces a restorative justice program in ...
technology
Every year, the federal government spends over $180 million to educate neglected and delinquent kids with a big chunk of that money going to residential juvenile ...
Newspaper
An op-ed is a timely, provocative essay that expresses an opinion on an important issue. Letters to the editor (LTEs) generally respond to a previous article in the ...
readiness gap
An upcoming documentary reveals the important role schools and teachers play in keeping some teens off the streets.
judge steve teske
What we seldom discuss is the white elephant in the room called the politics of fear that the appearance of being soft will cost me my job; or worse, that one of ...
reform
Youth have suffered harm because the nation’s juvenile justice system is in urgent need of fixing. States that have instituted reforms to reduce youth ...
juvenile justice funding
When congressional lawmakers last reauthorized the landmark Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act, in fiscal year 2002, they appropriated about $547 million ...
abused girls
In our society, there is a deep underlying presence of age-old social gender role expectations. Girls should be “sugar and spice and everything nice.” The ...
youth justice
When it comes to discussing how to address the behavior of juvenile offenders, the dialogue often starts with deficits. The reality is that most youth simply need ...