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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…
Center for Children’s Law and Policy Launches Expands Project to Eliminate Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Juvenile Justice
9/23/2014, CCLP
By Tiana Davis
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, DC – The Center for Children’s Law and Policy (CCLP) begins a nationwide search for two local jurisdictions to engage in a newly expanded effort to…
New Opportunity for Jurisdictions Seeking to Improve Outcomes for Dual Status Youth
9/23/2014, Robert F. Kennedy National Resource Center for Juvenile Justice
By Sorrel Dilanian
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Robert F. Kennedy National Resource Center for Juvenile Justice, led by Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps, is pleased to announce a new Dual Status Youth…
Mental Health Training Initiative for State and Local Juvenile Detention and Correctional Systems
9/23/2014, Collaborative for Change/National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice
By Ashley Degnan
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A new effort to create sustainable mental health training capacity within state and local juvenile justice systems will offer up to six sites an opportunity to be trained in…
Risk Assessment and Behavioral health Screening (RABS) Project
9/23/2014, The National Youth Screening & Assessment Project
By Dr. Gina Vincent
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Two probation offices in each of two states will be selected to receive funding for a coordinator, get free training and technical assistance, and provided financial…

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: Federal Leadership Moving in Right Direction with New Grants
9/24/2014, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
By Marc Schindler
The renewal of an important public-private collaboration between the Office of Justice Programs and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is a major accomplishment for the juvenile…
OP-ED: As Another Young Boy Commits Suicide in an Adult Prison, We Must Rethink the Prosecution of Children as Adults
9/23/2014, Huffington Post
By Marsha Levick
Zachary Proper, age 15, committed suicide two weeks ago in an adult prison in Pennsylvania. There has been little media coverage of his death, suggesting a disturbing complacency about suicide by…
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