Webinars Spotlight Juvenile Court Diversion Programs

Two new webinars help practitioners and community-based organizations explore the use of diversion from juvenile court processing. The sessions support the Casey Foundation’s vision for juvenile probation transformation, which calls for diverting youth from formal court processing and probation supervision.

January 7, 2020

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Webinar Highlights Prosecutor-Led Juvenile Justice Reforms

A new webinar explores prosecutor-led efforts to reform the juvenile justice system by implementing measures that are less adversarial and less punitive. Prosecutors as Leaders of Reform features three prosecutors from JDAI® jurisdictions who are using the power of their offices to advance rehabilitation, fairness, equity and accountability.

February 25, 2020

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Two Social Justice Champions Receive Bimel Award

The Annie E. Casey Foundation has named Lynn Ausley, a member of the Juvenile Court Family Council in Pierce County, Washington, and Frankie Guzman, director of the California Youth Justice Initiative at the National Center for Youth Law, as its 2019 Natalie S. Bimel Award recipients.

October 24, 2019

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Ohio County Expands Diversion for Youth With Misdemeanor Charges

The Casey Foundation awarded Lucas County, Ohio, which includes the city of Toledo, a probation transformation grant to test part a new approach in juvenile probation. The Foundation believes that a significant percentage of those youth who would be customarily placed on probation would be better served if their cases were diverted from court.

February 5, 2017

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