Improving Youth Outcomes, Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice 2015 Operating Plan Summary
Published Dec 15, 2015, Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice
To help fulfill the Department's mission and to direct its actions, the agency developed and is now implementing a comprehensive operating plan for 2015. The Operating Plan was the result of a six-month strategic planning initiative funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The operational plan focused on five core priorities: Right-Size: Reduce the use of secure custody for low risk youth; Rehabilitate: Improve programs to meet the needs of high-risk youth; Reintegrate: Improve programs to ensure successful reentry; Respect: Create a safe and respectful environment for youth and staff; and, Report: Increase transparency and accountability.