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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…
In Interrogations, Teenagers Are Too Young to Know Better
10/13/2014, New York Times
By Jan Hoffman
"Even when police interrogators left the room, cameras kept recording the teenage suspects. Some paced. Several curled up and slept. One sobbed loudly, hitting his head against the wall, berating…
Applications Encouraged for Support, Training and Assistance
10/10/2014, Models for Change
By Staff
Partnership between MacArthur Foundation and OJJDP creates opportunity for support, training and assistance at the state, regional and local level. Applications now encouraged. Apply for the…
Barbara Allen-Hagen Awards Ceremony Highlights Best Work from Facilities and Programs
10/10/2014, Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators
By Kim Godfrey
“Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best.” The 2014 Performance-based Standards (PbS) Barbara Allen-Hagen Awards ceremony held last week…
Cities Further Juvenile Justice Reform through Information Sharing
10/7/2014, National League of Cities
By Laura Furr
Experts in the juvenile justice field and NLC are developing new resources to support effective information sharing among cities and partner agencies. Cities that effectively share information with…

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: 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…
OP-ED: Juvenile Courts Are Losing Opportunities to Create Better Futures
10/1/2014, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
By Judge George W. Timberlake, Ret.
I recently learned of two traumatic events — both are connected to juvenile court but not to each other. I share both as further evidence of the need for best practices to take hold in our…
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