Bring Youth Home

Building on Ohio’s Deincarceration Leadership

In 1992, Ohio began investing in five deincarceration strategies to keep kids out of youth prisons. Over the next 23 years, Ohio cut its admissions to youth prisons by 80% — from more than 2,500 youth to less than 500 youth today. This report reviews strategies central to Ohio’s success and makes recommendations to states engaging in similar efforts.   

October 26, 2015

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Five Questions with Casey: Nate Balis on What’s Next for Juvenile Justice Reforms

With more than 15 years of experience in juvenile justice, social policy and system reform, Nate Balis directs the Foundation's Juvenile Justice Strategy Group. For Five Questions with Casey, we sat down with Balis as his team launches a three-day conference for more than 900 juvenile justice reformers involved with the Foundation’s Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI).

September 29, 2015

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FAQ on the JDAI Applied Leadership Network

Learn more about the Applied Leadership Network, a year-long training program that aims to help leaders at Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiatives (JDAI) sites refine their skills and apply these skills to JDAI enhancement projects in their jurisdictions.

September 28, 2015

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