Format: 2016-02-06
Xavier McElrath-Bey knows first-hand what it means to be a child facing life without parole, and why second chances for youth are powerful and fair. 
It's been a great time for juvenile justice with the Supreme Court issuing an important ruling on life without parole sentences for children and President Obama ...
Time is not a cure-all for a young person’s problem behavior. Stephanie Krauss discusses the readiness traps that occur when time is considered a proxy for ...
The top ten reasons Congress should act to reauthorize this critical law today—some of these may surprise you.
preparing youth to thrive
The Susan Crown Exchange and Weikart Center launch Preparing Youth to Thrive, an innovative guide with tools and resources to help programs across ...
act4jj
List of organizations who support reauthorization of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act
JJDPA matters
As we celebrate 41 years of the JJDPA, which is currently more than eight years overdue for reauthorization, we must remember that the continuing success of effective ...
2016
If you care about fairer, more effective juvenile justice programs that help young people get their lives back on track while keeping communities safe, you’ll ...
thought leader roundtable
Karen Pittman, co-founder and CEO of the Forum for Youth Investment, joins other national leaders in a thoughtful conversation around readiness.
support
Restorative justice program manager, Yejide Ankobia, shares the impact of restorative practices and the transformative role that laws like the Juvenile Justice ...
Boston Cats
Boston Community Action Team Kicks Off Movement to Increase Opportunity, Decrease Poverty for Young People