Initiative areas of focused investment where improvements trigger broader juvenile justice reforms.
Post-release services, supervision and supports that help committed youth transition safely and successfully back into the community.
Local alternatives to formal processing and incarceration.
Dual status youth
Coordinated, multi-system interventions to improve outcomes for youth in the juvenile justice and child welfare systems.
Programs and services of demonstrated effectiveness in improving behavior.
Juvenile indigent defense
Meaningful access to legal counsel for all youth.
Collaborative approaches to meet the mental health needs of youth without unnecessary juvenile justice system involvement.
Data-driven strategies to reduce racial and ethnic disparities and promote a more fair juvenile justice system.
Status offense reform
Strategies to safely and effectively divert non-delinquent youth from the formal juvenile justice system.