The Latest - Juvenile Justice

show only: Articles | Blogs | media

BEAT WITHIN
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.
Jolene Altman leads a Counterpoint session. Credit: Portland Business Journal.
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, ...
Academy of Pediatrics
Youth in the juvenile justice system are at high-risk for physical, mental and developmental health issues.
Report cover
California leads the way to a more effective, safer and humane juvenile justice system
Soros Open Societys
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.
Act 4 Juvenile Justice
  RECOMMENDATIONS ON AMENDMENTS TO H.R. 2112 Submitted by the Act-4-JJ Campaign of the National Coalition for Juvenile ...
Soros Open Societys logo
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 — ...