Keeping Youth Out of the Deep End of the Juvenile Justice System

A Developmental Evaluation Overview of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Deep-End Reform

This report presents findings from a multiyear evaluation of the Casey Foundation’s deep-end reform, an initiative designed to safely, significantly and equitably reduce out-of-home placements in 12 juvenile justice systems across the country. Read to learn more.

September 8, 2020

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Expand the Use of Diversion From the Juvenile Justice System

This brief presents the research case for significantly expanding the use of diversion in the juvenile justice system. Learn how arresting young people and processing their cases in juvenile court increases their likelihood of subsequent arrests, school struggles and employment challenges.

August 4, 2020

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