Improving Juvenile Probation to Support Girls in New Mexico

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Motivated by data, the probation department in Bernalillo County, New Mexico, is embracing a fundamental culture change – looking to girls and young women as well as deeply rooted community organizations as the best sources for information about what they need.

July 9, 2018

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Helping Savannah Youth Connect to Work, Avoid Confinement

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The juvenile court in Chatham County, Georgia, home to Savannah, reached out for community investments and partnerships to create innovating programming that helps juveniles reconnect with their community and avoid future incarceration.

May 9, 2018

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JDAIconnect Adds 2,200 Users in First Year

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Since the Casey Foundation launched JDAIconnect a year ago, more than 2,200 juvenile justice reformers have joined the online community to exchange ideas, find resources and learn.

May 9, 2018

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Immigrant Youth in the Youth Justice System: What You Need to Know in 2018

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Recent shifts in U.S. policy have placed noncitizen youth who are involved in the juvenile justice system at increased risk of arrest, detention and deportation. To help juvenile justice professionals navigate this evolving landscape, the Annie E. Casey Foundation has published an update to its 2014 practice guide Noncitizen Youth in the Juvenile Justice System.

February 26, 2018

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Momentum Builds in States to End the Youth Prison Model

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America’s longstanding youth prison model — which emphasizes compliance, control and punishment — exacerbates youth trauma and inhibits positive growth while failing to enhance public safety. Not surprisingly, this model is fading across the nation.

January 25, 2018

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