Juvenile Justice Resources: Webinar Recordings to Improve Practice

…and people interested in youth justice, hosts free webinars to share knowledge within the field. The one-hour ... with “shocking regularity in juvenile courts…as a means of ensuring that youth are kept behind ... bars without any finding of guilt.” The discussion explores how local practices effect youth ... International, the organization founded by webinar panelist Douglas Keillor, released the report Children

December 6, 2019

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New Report Documents Continuing Rampant Maltreatment of Incarcerated Youth

…. Casey Foundation showed that heavy reliance on correctional confinement frequently exposes youth ... of incarcerated youth in the vast majority of states since 1970 — and in 22 states plus the District ... overreliance on isolation and restraints; unchecked youth-on-youth violence; and frequent violence against ... staff.  All told, Maltreatment of Youth in U.S. Juvenile Corrections Facilities finds

June 24, 2015

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Profiles Showcase Latest Class of Children and Family Fellows

…; Data can both mask and illuminate entrenched disparities; All children and youth deserve to thrive ... First-generation college graduates. Survivors of childhood trauma. Children of immigrants. A new ... publication tells how the latest members of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Children and Family ... affecting youth in low-income communities. When she was age 14, Alicia Guevara Warren had a friend who has

October 3, 2019

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Youth Confinement Rate at a 35-Year Low

…107,637 young people. That number dropped to 70,792 in 2010. Over the same period, the rate of youth ... ;data on youth residing in juvenile detention and correctional facilities for the nation, states ... Islander and Latino youth, according to the KIDS COUNT data snapshot. However, large disparities persist ... . African-American youth are nearly five times more likely to be confined than their white peers, while

February 5, 2013

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Progress Accelerates for Eliminating Confinement as a Response to Juvenile Probation Violations

…nationwide to “ban the detention and incarceration of youth for technical violations of probation ... the negative impacts of incarceration on youth outcomes, bridging research and practice would require strictly ... jurisdictions, more youth are sent to secure residential facilities for technical violations than for violent ... , were youth of color — far above their share of the nation’s youth population. &ldquo

February 6, 2019

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Engaging Youth in Foster Care to Build a Brighter Future in Baltimore

…When Malik Jones talks with youth in foster care about his college experiences, they listen ... ’s Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative®, which works nationally to improve outcomes ... BCDSS for choosing him to speak to the members of the department’s Youth Advisory Board (YAB ... of being selected to speak with them. “It’s different hearing from another youth about college

October 21, 2019

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Photographer Richard Ross and Capturing the Experience of Juvenile Confinement

…the incarceration of American youth. Juvenile In Justice includes more than 1,000 haunting photographs of young ... of the interview that Ross conducted with each youth he photographed. For the full collection of images, visit ... Juvenile In Justice. In his blog, Ross posts photos, quotes from youth and information on facilities ... concerned with youth justice system reform. To inquire about the use of photographs, contact [email protected]

March 8, 2013

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Young Adults Speak: Now Free, Two Oregonians See Progress in Sentencing Reform

…Oregon recently joined other states in reconsidering decades-old policies that treat youth ... , enabling them to consider each youth as an individual who is capable of tremendous growth and change ... youth age 15 or older charged with certain crimes to be waived to adult court, given prison terms ... felony record. The two men, former members of the Foundation’s Juvenile Justice Youth Advisory

October 4, 2019

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