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Two middle-school-age boys wearing backpacks — one white and one Black — walk together on a school campus.

Report: Expand Law Enforcement’s Role in Pre-Arrest Diversion of Youth

A recent report finds that deflection — pre-arrest diversion led by law enforcement — leads to better outcomes for youth. Yet, deflection is underused.

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Ways to Reduce Youth Incarceration

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Leading With Race to Reimagine Youth Justice

This report explores Casey's Deep-end initiative, which has demonstrated that juvenile justice jurisdictions can safely and significantly reduce youth confinement — especially for young people of color.

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Transforming Juvenile Probation

The Casey Foundation shares its vision for transforming juvenile probation into a focused intervention that promotes personal growth, positive behavior change and long-term success for at-risk youth.

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Eight Principles to Transform Care

This issue brief identifies eight principles that every juvenile justice system should embrace to transform care for youth in custody.