JDAI Expands Focus to “Deep End” of Juvenile System

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The Annie E. Casey Foundation is planning an expanstion of the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) aimed at significantly reducing commitments to youth corrections centers and other residential through policy, practice, and program reforms at state and local levels. 

March 14, 2012

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States See Clear Benefits to Keeping Youth Out of the Adult Criminal Justice System

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Within the last decade, seven states have passed laws to raise the age on juvenile justice jurisdiction. This move is paying off, according to a Justice Policy Institute report, which explores exactly how states implemented this change— and kept more youth at home or in their home communities — without overwhelming their local juvenile justice systems.

March 28, 2017

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Casey Names 12 to its Juvenile Justice Youth Advisory Council

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The Annie E. Casey Foundation has selected 12 young adults from across the country to join its Youth Advisory Council. All individuals tapped to serve on the council have personal experience with some aspect of the juvenile justice system, whether it’s probation, detention, commitment, residential placement, incarceration or aftercare.

March 31, 2017

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