Making the Case for Juvenile Justice Reform

Webinar

Join the Annie E. Casey Foundation and the Pretrial Justice Institute for an Aug. 10, 2017, webinar on communications tools that build and maintain support for juvenile justice reform.

August 6, 2017

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Program in King County, Wash., Offers Respite for Youth Involved in Domestic Violence Crises

Blog Post

The Family Intervention and Restorative Services (FIRS) program in King County, Washington offers respite care and services for youth and families involved in domestic violence crises. It launched in 2016 thanks to leadership from the county prosecutor’s office and a collaboration among city and county agencies. Juvenile Court Services Manager Paul Daniels answers some key questions about FIRS’ design. 

July 25, 2017

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I Was a Kid in Solitary Confinement

Blog Post

At age 16, Alyssa B. was sent to adult prison, where she spent 23 hours a day in lockdown without positive human contact or regular programming. This post, written by Alyssa B., recounts the life-changing experience and reveals what justice-involved youth really need to turn their lives around.

June 15, 2017

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Supporting De’Jon With Opportunities to Reach His Potential

Video

Young people in trouble with the law need guidance, education and a support network to get back on track, not incarceration in adult-like prisons. A new video tells the story of a young man and two caring adults in his support network who connected him with the opportunities he needed.

May 24, 2017

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Boston Professor Receives Bimel Award for Helping Drive Detention Reforms

Blog Post

The Annie E. Casey Foundation has named William Rodriguez, assistant professor and chair of juvenile justice and youth advocacy at Wheelock College in Boston, as its 2017 Natalie S. Bimel Award recipient. The Foundation presented Rodriguez with the award in recognition of his commitment to fairness and equality, human rights and social justice.

April 30, 2017

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