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February 27, 2012
A Look at Youth-Related Spending in Obama's 2013 Budget
President Barack Obama unveiled his 2013 budget proposal last week, which calls for $3.8 trillion in spending and projects a $901 billion deficit for the year. ...
February 20, 2012
Fixing the Time in Youth Crime: Long, Harsh Sentences Not Seen as Way to Rehabilitate
For Utah's youngest criminals, prison smells like potpourri. Life is simple. Home is a 7-by-10 foot room with a bed, desk and bookshelves that look like they were ...
February 17, 2012
The Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative: What Is It, How Does It Work? (Video)
Bart Lubow visited Oregon last week and sat down with Reclaiming Futures to discuss the Annie E. Casey Foundation's Judicial Detention Alternative Initiative (JDAI).
February 13, 2012
Juvenile Justice in the President's FY13 Budget Proposal
Act 4 Juvenile Justice looks at the items regarding juvenile justice in President Obama's 2013 federal buget proposal.
February 2, 2012
'Ending Homelessness is a Team Sport'
For homeless youth, playing soccer with Street Soccer USA is the equivalent of a corner kick: A new start after the ball has gone out of bounds. Street Soccer ...
January 24, 2012
Youth Rising: Writing Your Way out of Juvenile Detention
How a magazine written by and for incarcerated young people helped one 20-year-old not just survive, but find a foothold in the job market.
January 17, 2012
For Juvenile Sex Offenders, Intensive Program Offers Chance to Change
With some 15,000 children and teens arrested for sex offenses each year, communities clearly have a stake in effective treatment for young offenders. Fortunately, ...
December 21, 2011
Audio: A Discussion with Mississippi Parent Mike McIntosh
On this radio show,
Juvenile Justice Matters
Blog Talk Radio sits down with Mississippi parent Mike McIntosh, who will share stories of his incarcerated son.
December 14, 2011
Youth Detention Facilities Are Providing Inadequate Health Care
Youth in the juvenile justice system are at high-risk for physical, mental and developmental health issues.
December 8, 2011
Juvenile-In-Justice: Photographs, Quotes, and Stories
Photographer Richard Ross documents the lives of juveniles in the justice system through photographs, quotes, and journalism. Click the link below to explore ...
December 1, 2011
The De-Incarceration of California’s Juvenile Justice System
California leads the way to a more effective, safer and humane juvenile justice system
November 17, 2011
"Young Kids, Hard Times" Screening and Action Steps for Juvenile Justice
Take a look into the unseen world of young children serving decades behind bars in America's adult prison system. On
November 20th at 10 pm EST
October 31, 2011
Juvenile Incarceration: The Need for Reform
A girl's testimony about two very different experiences at two very different juvenile justice centers calls for reform in New York State's system.
October 29, 2011
Using Connectedness to Curb Youth Violence
After examining the data from an exhaustive national study on youth violence, Michael D. Resnick has concluded that the answer to reducing the likelihood of violence ...
October 25, 2011
Act 4 Juvenile Justice Responds to Sen. Grassley's Proposed Amendment
RECOMMENDATIONS ON AMENDMENTS TO H.R. 2112
Submitted by the Act-4-JJ Campaign of the
National Coalition for Juvenile ...
October 12, 2011
Despite Support, Prospects are Slim for Federal Bullying Law
Despite the high profile of bullying over the past two years — including a White House summit to discuss the issue — prospects for a federal bullying law ...
October 7, 2011
Juvenile Incarceration Not Paying off, Study Says
The nation's prosecutors should follow New York's example by sending more juvenile offenders to rehabilitation programs close to home instead of locking them ...
October 4, 2011
Overcoming Hurdles to Higher Education for Students with a Criminal Record
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, ...
September 30, 2011
Audio: California's New Prison Policy Has Some Skeptics
California is days away from launching a dramatic shift in the way it handles criminal offenders: Starting in October, the state will redirect tens of thousands of ...
September 29, 2011
Beyond Troy Davis: How Race Colors Death Row ‘Justice’
We no longer execute kids under 16, but many death row inmates are convicted as young adults, such as Troy Davis, who was executed by the state of Georgia in ...
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