Reform the Nation’s Juvenile Justice System

The Annie E. Casey Foundation Issue Brief

Brief

This issue brief calls on political leaders in Washington, D.C. to promote data-driven and evidence-based policymaking for juvenile justice reform.  

January 5, 2009

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Reducing Youth Incarceration in the United States

A KIDS COUNT Data Snapshot

Brief

The rate of kids being incarcerated is declining in the United States as public safety is increasing. This data brief presents the trend in how we are treating juvenile offenders in hopes the trend continues. 

February 5, 2013

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Making Detention Reform Work for Girls

A Guide to Juvenile Justice Reform #5‚Äč

Report

 Casey’s Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) produced a practical, detailed, how-to guide to tackle the issue of girls held in detention facilities and get true detention reform for girls started in JDAI sites. 

December 5, 2013

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First Convening of Deep End Local Pilot Sites Held

Reducing the number of youth in correctional institutions and out-of-home placements is key to reforming the juvenile justice system. The Foundation has selected six local sites – Bernalillo County, N.M.; Jefferson Parish, La.; Lucas County, Ohio; Marion County, Ind.; the city of St. Louis, Mo.; and Washoe County, N.V. – to pilot strategies to safely reduce commitments and other out-of-home placements following delinquency adjudication.

September 9, 2013

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Corey Steel Named Deputy Probation Administrator in Nebraska

Corey Steel has been selected to fill the new position of deputy probation administrator for juvenile services for the Office of Probation Administration in Nebraska. Corey Steel served as assistant deputy administrator for juvenile services since July 2012.

September 3, 2013

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Annual JDAI Conference Celebrates Success

The 19th JDAI Interstate Conference was held in April 2012 as a three-day event that included more that 40 workshops and also celebrated the initiative's past two decades of success.

May 9, 2013

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