Models for Change: Washington Workplan
Published Oct 31, 2007, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Outlines reform efforts in the fourth Model state, Washington, which focusing on bringing about change in three areas identified as already ripe for improvement: alternatives to formal processing and incarceration, reducing disproportionate minority contact, mental health and juvenile justice coordination. Additional work will focus on indigent defense and evidence-based practices. Identifies The Center for Children & Youth Justice as the state's lead entity.