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Community Conferencing

Community Conferencing aims to involve the young offender, the victim and their families in the decision-making process with the objective of reaching a group consensus on a "just" outcome. The goals are to achieve reconciliation, restitution and rehabilitation as well as to do case planning when applicable.

November 19, 2013

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First Convening of Deep End Local Pilot Sites Held

Reducing the number of youth in correctional institutions and out-of-home placements is key to reforming the juvenile justice system. The Foundation has selected six local sites – Bernalillo County, N.M.; Jefferson Parish, La.; Lucas County, Ohio; Marion County, Ind.; the city of St. Louis, Mo.; and Washoe County, N.V. – to pilot strategies to safely reduce commitments and other out-of-home placements following delinquency adjudication.

September 9, 2013

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