Using Media Advocacy to Promote Detention Reform

A Practice Guide to Juvenile Detention Reform #4

Practice Guide

Written specifically for juvenile justice advocates and officials, this nuts and bolts handbook provides insider tips for media advocacy, or ways to engage the press to promote reforms achieved through Casey’s Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI). 

January 1, 2009

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A Cost-Saving Approach

Detention Reform Brief 1

Brief

The Casey Foundation’s Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) describes how communities in its program have reduced wasteful spending on unnecessary jail time for kids.  

January 1, 2007

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Beyond Detention

System Transformation Through Juvenile Detention Reform

Report

Beyond Detention is the 14th report in a series about a multiyear, multisite project conducted by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Called the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI), the project aimed to do just what its name suggests: Identify more effective, efficient alternatives to juvenile detention. This entry, written eight years after its series counterparts, highlights how three model sites moved beyond their core reform efforts — and a focus on detention — to make broader improvements in the juvenile justice system.

January 1, 2007

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Promoting and Sustaining Detention Reforms

Report

Readers will learn what sites did, didn’t do, and wish they had done differently to launch and sustain successful detention reforms in their jurisdictions. These hard-earned lessons stem from a multi-year, multi-site project conducted by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Called the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI), the project aimed to do just what its name suggests: Identify more effective, efficient alternatives to juvenile detention.     

March 1, 2001

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Collaboration and Leadership in Juvenile Detention

Report

This report explores the roles of teamwork and leadership in advancing complex detention reform. It shares the journeys, regrets and field-tested tips of sites participating in Casey's Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI).

March 1, 1999

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