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A Reimagining Juvenile Justice training session with frontline staff

Reimagining Juvenile Justice Brings Professional Development to Frontline Staff

Teams from 15 sites have completed the Reimagining Juvenile Justice (RJJ) Training Institute —and are ready to share what they’ve learned. The Institute helps juvenile probation staff and other juvenile justice professionals deliver the RJJ curriculum in their home communities.

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Youth-serving systems from education to child welfare are ill-equipped to support adolescents for success as adults, according to a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The Annie E. Casey Foundation and seven other partners supported the report, which highlights an extensive body of research on adolescent brain development.

JDAI: A Model for Change

Working With Law Enforcement

This guide is a resource-packed playbook for juvenile justice reformers who want to forge effective partnerships with law enforcement agencies. The goal? Help reduce the use of unnecessary detention while improving public safety outcomes at the same time.

Transforming Juvenile Probation is essential to helping kids who get into trouble with the law.

Transforming Juvenile Probation

In this executive summary, the Casey Foundation presents its vision for transforming juvenile probation into a focused intervention that promotes personal growth, positive behavior change and long-term success for youth who pose significant risks for serious offending.

Juvenile justice reformers connect and learn on an online platform called JDAIconnect.

A Virtual Community for Reformers

Since the launching JDAIconnect in 2017, more than 2,500 juvenile justice reformers have joined the fee online community to exchange ideas, find resources and learn from each other. We encourage practitioners, advocates and young people to join today.