Momentum Builds in States to End the Youth Prison Model

Blog Post

America’s longstanding youth prison model — which emphasizes compliance, control and punishment — exacerbates youth trauma and inhibits positive growth while failing to enhance public safety. Not surprisingly, this model is fading across the nation.

January 25, 2018

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The Missouri Model

Reinventing the Practice of Rehabilitating Youthful Offenders

Report

Kid “jails” are routinely found to be unsafe, unhealthy and unconstitutional for juvenile offenders. Not in Missouri. 

January 1, 2010

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Immigrant Youth in the Youth Justice System: What You Need to Know in 2018

Blog Post

Recent shifts in U.S. policy have placed noncitizen youth who are involved in the juvenile justice system at increased risk of arrest, detention and deportation. To help juvenile justice professionals navigate this evolving landscape, the Annie E. Casey Foundation has published an update to its 2014 practice guide Noncitizen Youth in the Juvenile Justice System.

February 26, 2018

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Noncitizen Youth in the Juvenile Justice System: 2018 Update

A guide to juvenile detention reform

Practice Guide

In 2014, the Annie E. Casey Foundation issued a report, Noncitizen Youth in the Juvenile Justice System, aimed at ensuring the safe and fair treatment of noncitizen youth in detention. This update picks up where the 2014 report left off. 

February 26, 2018

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Making Public Systems Work Better for Immigrant Families

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A new report from the Center on Immigration and Child Welfare offers comprehensive research and data on what happens when children in immigrant families interact with child welfare and juvenile justice systems in the United States — and makes recommendations for how those systems can more effectively respond.

April 27, 2018

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Helping Savannah Youth Connect to Work, Avoid Confinement

Blog Post

The juvenile court in Chatham County, Georgia, home to Savannah, reached out for community investments and partnerships to create innovating programming that helps juveniles reconnect with their community and avoid future incarceration.

May 9, 2018

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JDAIconnect Adds 2,200 Users in First Year

Blog Post

Since the Casey Foundation launched JDAIconnect a year ago, more than 2,200 juvenile justice reformers have joined the online community to exchange ideas, find resources and learn.

May 9, 2018

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