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Webinars Spotlight Juvenile Court Diversion Programs

Two new webinars help practitioners and community-based organizations explore the use of diversion from juvenile court processing. The sessions support the Casey Foundation’s vision for juvenile probation transformation, which calls for diverting youth from formal court processing and probation supervision.

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A new video recording reports on the state of JDAI®, the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s movement for juvenile justice reform. The session captures the address that Nate Balis, director of the Foundation’s Juvenile Justice Strategy Group, delivered to 800 justice practitioners and decision makers at the 2019 JDAI Inter-Site Conference in Seattle.

Making the Case to Reduce Youth Confinement

JJIE Interviews Nate Balis

Gary Gately of the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange sits down with Nate Balis, who will lead the Foundation’s juvenile justice reforms starting July 1.

No Place for Kids

No Place for Kids: The Case for Reducing Juvenile Incarceration assembles a vast array of juvenile crime statistics and other evidence to demonstrate that incarcerating kids doesn’t work.

Our Focus on Incarceration

Bart Lubow explains why the Foundation is expanding its detention-reform effort to focus on our nation's overreliance on incarceration.