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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 system. D.C.'s Dept of Youth...

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3/10
The Chronicle of Social Change
Positive Youth Development is a youth justice system...
2/20
The Atlantic
An upcoming documentary reveals the important role...
6/28
SparkAction
A former foster youth reflects on the importance of...
6/28
SparkAction
Michael Peno, a former foster youth, testified at the...
5/7
SparkAction
The Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative has...

from the field

2/2
Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative
Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative has released...
2/2
National Women's Law Center
As Valentine’s Day approaches, it’s a...
1/27
Children's Advocacy Institute
Shame on U.S., a report by the Children's Advocacy...
10/30
Children's Leadership Council
SparkAction partnered with the Children’s...
10/27
National Women’s Law Center
High-quality child care gives children powerful...

action alerts

2/25
One million Texans have no health coverage because...
10/10
Act 4 Juvenile Justice
It's time to for Congress to pass a renewed,...
3/20
Do Something
A former foster youth is petitioning his home state of...
11/15
National Human Services Assembly
With a fiscal cliff looming in the not-so-distant...
9/5
Calling all Californians! Governor Brown has a bill on...

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