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  RECOMMENDATIONS ON AMENDMENTS TO H.R. 2112 Submitted by the Act-4-JJ Campaign of the National Coalition for Juvenile ...
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This moving account tells of a formerly-incarcerated college applicant’s admission interview. His story shows how for those who apply to college after prison, ...
KISHA BIRD
In the midst of a national jobs crises, the impact on young people and their families is catastrophic. New legislation in Congress aims to reconnect youth and set ...
Young people who commit offenses face consequences that go well beyond what the court imposes -- consequences that often contribute to their recidivism. Learn more in ...
People tend to only listen to one person — themselves.  And, as a result, they’re only influenced by one person …again — ...
A parent of three boys, Cherie Miller writes about how her boys were regularly suspended from school for things like being late to school, and the ineffectiveness of ...
The Executive Director of the Justice Policy Institute (JPI) highlights a new report from JPI on overloaded defense bars nationwide, and the particular impacts on ...
In many communities, schools send more young people into the juvenile justice system than they should, according to new research. Here's some resources to help ...
For former Georgia inmate John Lash, watching A&E's "Beyond Scared Straight" brought back some painful memories of his time as a young man in a hyper-violent ...
Karen Pittman
The annual KIDS COUNT Data Book was released this week by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, and it got Forum for Youth Investment founder & CEO Karen Pittman ...
Juvenile justice reform efforts go through distinct stages of change, two researchers argue. Use their proposed model to measure the success of your own initiative -- ...
An update from the nation's "drug czar" on federal strategies to block the cycle of drugs, alcohol, and crime among teens.