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Juvenile diversion is gaining momentum in LA County and New Jersey

Los Angeles and New Jersey Steer Youth Away from Justice System

New policies enacted in Los Angeles County and the state of New Jersey reflect the growing momentum for a dramatic shift in our nation’s juvenile justice systems. The goal is to allow schools and communities — not the courts — to address most instances of youth misconduct.

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Are you wondering what is juvenile justice? Learn about the juvenile justice system and its process, issues with the system, and why it’s so important here.

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.