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Keeping Youth Out of the Deep End of the Juvenile Justice System

Keeping Youth Out of the Deep End of the Juvenile Justice System

September 8, 2020

This report presents findings from a multiyear evaluation of the Casey Foundation’s deep-end reform, an initiative designed to safely, significantly and equitably reduce out-of-home placements in 12…

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The Latinx Data Gap in the Youth Justice System

September 8, 2020

This report examines racial and ethnic data at state-level youth justice agencies. It documents inconsistent data categories and reporting practices among Hispanic and Latino youth.…

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Many states have seen significant changes in their cost to incarcerate one youth

Sticker Shock 2020

August 26, 2020

This brief analyzes the economic costs of youth confinement in the juvenile justice system nationwide. Read to learn about confinement's debilitating effects on young people’s present and…

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The Desktop Guide to Good Juvenile Probation Practice

August 7, 2020

Funded by the Casey Foundation, the Desktop Guide to Good Juvenile Probation Practice is a practice guide and resource library for the juvenile probation field.…

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Neighborhood Investment Flows Into Baltimore

August 7, 2020

This study summarizes investment trends across Baltimore from 2004 to 2016, measuring neighborhood disparities in capital flows. Download the report and read a case study…

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Expand the use of diversion from the juvenile justice system

Expand the Use of Diversion From the Juvenile Justice System

August 4, 2020

This brief presents the research case for significantly expanding the use of diversion in the juvenile justice system. Learn how arresting young people and processing…

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Eliminate Confinement as a Response to Probation Rule Violations

Eliminate Confinement as a Response to Probation Rule Violations

August 4, 2020

The document shares data on how juvenile confinement causes serious harm to youth, fails to prevent future offending and exacerbates racial and ethnic disparities. Read…

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Affordable Housing in Pittsburgh

Affordable Housing in Pittsburgh

July 28, 2020

This report explores Casey’s efforts to redevelop homes in Atlanta's Pittsburgh neighborhood and offers insights and advice to leaders who are interested in creating more economically…

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Family First Prevention Services Act Fiscal Analysis

July 14, 2020

This resource is designed to help state and local child welfare leaders maximize opportunities — available through the federal Family First Prevention Services Act — aimed at…

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