Report Highlights Family Leaders’ Fight for Change in Juvenile Justice

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This report by the Institute for Policy Studies exposes the devastation on families when they try partnering for their incarcerated kids traversing the juvenile justice system. Once seen as an afterthought, families now are emerging as savvy and determined leaders in a movement to transform the juvenile justice playing field. 

May 6, 2016

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AdvoCasey: Spring 2003

Juvenile Justice at a Crossroads


When it comes to America’s juvenile justice system, failure, waste and even abuse of troubled youth are rampant. The better news? Thanks to promising reform efforts and policy innovations, which this publication explores, the prospects for progress have never been stronger.

March 21, 2003

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Talking Juvenile Justice Reform

A FrameWorks Message Memo


This FrameWorks report offers specific, tested recommendations to build public understanding of juvenile justice reform. A related toolkit explains how to implement the recommendations using examples from the juvenile justice field.

June 30, 2016

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My Life, My Plan: The Value of Youth-Led Reentry Planning

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A guest author outlines how youth-led reentry plans empower young people to take control of their own lives. Michael D. explains how taking ownership of his plan allowed him to identify the support he needed to make his reentry successful. 

July 28, 2016

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New Funds Limit Use of Detention Facilities for Massachusetts Youth and Expand JDAI

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A new grant from the Lookout Foundation has been awarded to the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services. This grant will help deliver JDAI’s mission to decrease the length of stay in detention for low-risk youth and reduce the racial and ethnical disparities within the juvenile justice system. JDAI’s work will expand at the county level across Massachusetts. 

August 5, 2016

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