JDAI News, the newsletter of the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative, is published by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. JDAI News provides readers with site updates and results of policy and practice reforms from 145 sites in 34 states and the District of Columbia. Please forward JDAI News to your networks. Subscribe by emailing JDAINews@aecf.org
or subscribe online
In a deliberate and intentional manner, Missouri is expanding detention reform, closing facilities, adopting statewide detention standards and risk-assessment tools, and assuming financial control over JDAI replication.
Ohio encourages its defense bar to engage in all aspects of detention reform.
Annual JDAI meeting celebrates the state’s achievements.
Training demonstrates value of community involvement.
Arizona’s Supreme Court orders statewide use of instrument.
Representatives from 64 Louisiana parishes participate in JDAI training.
Formerly incarcerated youth join JDAI steering committee.
Event recognizes 14 years of sustained reform and contributions nationally.
The national detention reform network receives attention from local press in Kentucky, and Wyoming; and in Hennepin County, Minnesota; Santa Cruz, California; Adams County, Washington; and Warren County, New Jersey.
Pima County, Arizona, judge instrumental in reducing racial disparities
Graves helped Clayton County, Georgia, develop highly regarded program to reduce school-based referrals.
Arizona Chief Probation Officer’s Association picks Ledbetter as Supervisor of the Year.
Panel discusses New Jersey’s implementation of detention reform.
The second JDAI Applied Leadership Network class graduated in April.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation
is a private philanthropy that creates a brighter future for the nation’s children by developing solutions to strengthen families, build paths to economic opportunity and transform struggling communities into safer and healthier places to live, work and grow.