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Preventing and Ending Youth Homelessness in America

March 8, 2023

This brief examines youth homelessness, why it matters and what leaders can do to help more young people find safe, stable housing. Read it now.

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Keeping Mentoring Connections in a Socially Distanced World

February 15, 2023

This report explores the benefits, challenges and opportunities of virtual youth mentorship. Learn how to put these models to work.

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Roadblocks to Workforce Inclusion for Young Adult Immigrants

December 7, 2022

This report explores barriers that young immigrants face in the U.S. job market and how employers can support their success. Read it now.

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Probation Reform: A Tool Kit for Juvenile Justice State Advisory Groups

December 1, 2022

This tool kit guides juvenile justice State Advisory Groups to support youth probation. Learn how SAGs can support youth justice reform.

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Juvenile Justice: Young People and Restorative Justice

November 14, 2022

This paper examines restorative justice models and tells why more states are using them in juvenile justice policy. Read the report.

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Youth Partnership: A Call to Action for State Advisory Groups

November 14, 2022

Youth engagement is essential to any system reform effort. Read how state advisory groups can achieve the promise of youth partnership.

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Increase Successful Diversion for Youth of Color

November 14, 2022

Black youth are less likely than white youth to be diverted from the formal court system. Read more about racial inequities in diversion.

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Talking About Youth Probation, Diversion and Restorative Justice

November 9, 2022

This tool kit lever­ages pub­lic per­cep­tion research to help juve­nile jus­tice prac­ti­tion­ers and oth­er experts become bet­ter com­mu­ni­ca­tors to advance reforms. View now.

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The Essential Need for Partnering With Youth and Families to Fundamentally Transform Youth Probation

October 18, 2022

Juvenile justice agencies must partner with youth and families to transform youth probation. Learn now to put these partnerships to work.

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