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New JJGPS.org Section Explores Challenges of Integration for Dual Status Youth and States Solutions
10/20/2014, JJGPS
By Staff
Only 5 States Fully Integrate Juvenile Justice and Child Protection Systems at the State Level The Juvenile Justice GPS (JJGPS - Geography, Policy, Practice & Statistics) site (JJGPS.org) …
New Technical Assistance Opportunity for City Leaders Interested in Juvenile Justice Reform
10/16/2014, National League of Cities
By Laura Furr
This new 14-month technical assistance initiative will support efforts by city leaders to increase public safety and improve outcomes for youth involved in the juvenile justice system. The…
NJDC Has a New Website!
10/16/2014, NJDC
By Staff
The look is new but you can still find the National Juvenile Defender Center at njdc.info. Improvements to the site include: An interactive & dynamic platform including valuable…
In Their Own Words, Inmates Discuss the Riddle of Juvenile Justice
10/14/2014, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
By Yunjiao Amy Li
The John Howard Association of Illinois, an independent prison watchdog and justice reform advocate, recently published a report introducing ways to reform the criminal justice system for youth…
Mental Health and Juvenile Justice Collaborative for Change Has Enhanced Its Website!
10/14/2014, MHJJCFC
By Staff
The Mental Health and Juvenile Justice Collaborative for Change has revamped its website! In addition to new features, the home page has been reorganized to enhance the usability of its original…

Press releases

Office of Justice Programs, MacArthur Foundation Renew Partnership With $2 Million Commitment to Advance Juvenile Justice Reform
9/23/2014, Office of Justice Programs
By Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Office of Justice Programs WASHINGTON– In a renewed private-public partnership, the Office of Justice Programs’ Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency…

Op-eds and essays

OP-ED: Ripple of Hope for Dual Status Youth
10/14/2014, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
By Mark Mertens
Thanks to the work of the RFK Children’s Action Corps and the various local jurisdictions participating in reform efforts, we have substantial knowledge about what it takes to mitigate the…
OP-ED: Attorney General’s Legacy Needs Shoring Up
10/2/2014, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
By Liz Ryan
Let's take a moment to review the accomplishments and legacy on youth justice issues of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. After six years, he announced his intentions last week to step down... With…
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