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Lawmakers and playing basketball with young people during a tour of Greenbriar Children’s Center in Savannah, Georgia

Southern Lawmakers Learn What Works in Juvenile Justice Reform

Lawmakers from eight southern states learned more about promising practices in juvenile justice during a recent gathering led by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) and sponsored by the Casey Foundation.

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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.

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.