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The Y’s commitment to juvenile justice and delinquency prevention grows out of our driving concern with helping young people live more stable, fulfilling lives. Nationwide, Ys lead more than 1,...

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8/27
Opportunity Nation
One of the groups most at risk for disconnection from...
8/20
Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
Four states have announced raise the age reform which...
8/6
Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
With a growing emphasis on criminal justice reform,...
7/29
First Focus
As ineffective behavioral policies and racial...
7/24
The Huffington Post
President and CEO of the Annie E. Casey Foundation,...

from the field

8/31
YMCA of the USA
The Y’s commitment to juvenile justice and...
8/28
The Nation
Prison isn’t the most intellectually...
8/17
Rare News
Too often, judges, in closed-door hearings deemed...
8/5
National Council on Crime & Delinquency
The National Council on Crime and Delinquency (...
7/20
The Take Away
The way we think about justice is changing–...

action alerts

4/22
Act 4 Juvenile Justice
Enacted in 1974, the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency...
4/16
Families and Friends Organizing for Reform of Juvenile Justice (FORJ-MO)
Missouri is currently one of only seven states that...
6/19
Citizens' Committee for Children
Governor Cuomo has already spearheaded numerous...
5/1
The Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth
Add your voice to tell the world that you believe in...

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