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MacArthur Foundation's Laurie Garduque writes about juvenile justice reform in Louisiana in The New York Times

Louisiana leader in evidence-based interventions, has reduced the number of children incarcerated by 61 percent.


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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