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Office of Justice Programs, MacArthur Foundation Renew Partnership With $2 Million Commitment to Advance Juvenile Justice Reform

Center for Children’s Law and Policy, National Youth Screening and Assessment Project, National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice, and Robert F. Kennedy National Resource Center to receive funding to support reforms in treatment and services for youth. Read the release. 



Models for Change supports a network of government and court officials, legal advocates, educators, community leaders, and families working together to ensure that kids who make mistakes are held accountable and treated fairly throughout the juvenile justice process. We provide research-based tools and techniques to make juvenile justice more fair, effective, rational and developmentally-appropriate.

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