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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Making Public Systems Work Better for Immigrant Families

Blog Post

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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Transforming Juvenile Probation

A Vision for Getting it Right

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The Annie E. Casey Foundation lays out its vision for transforming juvenile probation into a focused intervention that promotes personal growth, positive behavior change and long-term success for youth who pose significant risks for serious offending.

May 7, 2018

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