A Road Map for Juvenile Justice Reform

2008 KIDS COUNT Essay

Report

…justice system in the U.S. for the benefit of youth, families and communities. Using case studies from ... states across the U.S., the report highlights strategies for success in reducing youth incarceration ... Key facts about youth crime and incarceration. ... Incarcerated Youth

December 30, 2008

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The Future of Youth Justice

A Community-Based Alternative to the Youth Prison Model

Report

…America’s longstanding youth prison model, which emphasizes confinement and control ... , exacerbates youth trauma and inhibits positive growth while failing to address public safety.  ... ; This report delivers a clear and compelling call to close these youth prisons. It also introduces readers ... children on a pathway to success.

October 21, 2016

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Moving Up Is A Steep Climb

Parents’ Work and Children’s Welfare in the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Jobs Initiative

Report

…intersects with child well-being. Their study focused on 10 low-income families from two Jobs Initiative ... sites — Seattle and Milwaukee. The goal? Learn how workforce development impacts a parent&rsquo ... The stories of 10 families that have a parent participating in the initiative. ... Child Well-Being Improves

April 20, 2002

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Report: New York’s Close to Home Initiative Offers a New Model for Juvenile Justice

Blog Post

…successfully transitioned home to a parent or family member. Creation of additional avenues to connect youth ... radically transformed the experience of New York City’s youth — reforms that have led ... for Children’s Law and Policy. The report, which was funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, provides ... guidance for the growing number of states looking to replace youth prisons with more effective investments

March 23, 2018

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Casey Connects: Summer 2005

KIDS COUNT Message Highlights Barriers to Employment

Newsletter

…This issue of Casey Connects shares key findings on children and poverty from the 16th annual KIDS ... . The newsletter also highlights Casey’s first-ever Border KIDS COUNT report, which looks at child well-being ... Statistics on children living in poverty. ... million children living along the U.S.-Mexico border.

June 21, 2005

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Report Highlights Family Leaders’ Fight for Change in Juvenile Justice

Blog Post

…-involved youth who began by fighting for their own kids are forming organizations and supporting ... youth or young adults who were incarcerated as youth. Mothers at the Gate: How a Powerful Family ... engagement in all stages of a youth’s involvement with the system and to teaching families to advocate ... for themselves and the needs of young people in the justice system. “As a parent, one of the most

May 6, 2016

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What Are Status Offenses and Why Do They Matter?

Blog Post

…; are not crimes, but they are prohibited under the law because of a youth’s status as a minor. While status ... offenses are not serious offenses, they can have serious consequences for youth. What are status offenses ... placing youth with juvenile status offenses in secure detention or locked confinement. States that do hold ... of status offenders core requirement — is meant to encourage states to divert youth with status

April 6, 2019

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Youth Count

Exploring How KIDS COUNT Grantees Address Youth Issues

Report

…for older youth. It draws on interviews and document reviews to identify common issues, challenges ... and strategies related to pushing the youth advocacy agenda forward across the country. ... Which issues organizations are tackling related to older youth. ... How KIDS COUNT grantees advocate on behalf of older youth.

July 29, 2005

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Lessons From New York City’s Efforts to Close Youth Prisons

Blog Post

…The growing number of states and counties looking to replace youth incarceration with more ... and missteps, according to a new case study funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Moving Beyond Youth ... youth justice system over the last decade, following a U.S. Justice Department investigation ... and established small local residential programs. Read about the momentum building in states to end the youth

March 16, 2019

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Youth Correctional Leaders Launch Campaign to Close Juvenile Prisons

Blog Post

…of the Delaware Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families and Phyllis Becker, the former ... to close the nation’s remaining youth prisons and replace them with more effective interventions ... . The members of the newly formed Youth Correctional Leaders for Justice (YCLJ) — supported by the Annie E ... officials and advocates working to end the youth prison model. They will share their expertise in shutting

April 10, 2019

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