Puerto Rico

On the Ground in Puerto Rico

Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative®

JDAI is a site-based effort to reduce the use of juvenile detention — the holding of youth before adjudication — and increase more effective interventions. Learn more about what happens in a juvenile detention center and the importance of juvenile detention alternatives now!

KIDS COUNT Network

A group of child advocacy and research organizations representing every state and using data to promote smart policies on issues ranging from child welfare and juvenile justice to education and economic opportunity. 

Lessons From Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico’s Kids by the Numbers

In the wake of Hurricane Maria, the news cycle regularly features stories about life in Puerto Rico. Yet, the island is still a mystery to many mainland Americans. KIDS COUNT Data show what life was like on the island before Maria hit.

November 7, 2017

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