This guide from the Vera Institute of Justice examines how gender can profoundly shape the circumstances leading girls and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and gender nonconforming children into court and the juvenile justice system for status offenses.
This issue brief highlights research, strategies, and local reform efforts aimed at improving youth outcomes through structured decision-making tools and diversion.
This publication from the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness lays out a plan for ending homelessness that focuses on identifying and describing essential federal strategies to build effective, lasting systems that aim to work both in the present and to be able to respond quickly and efficiently when housing instability and homelessness occur in the future.
This publication from the Annie E. Casey Foundation looks at trends in child well-being between 2010 to 2016, a time that saw continued improvement in economic well-being but mixed results in the areas of health, education, and family and community factors.
This report focuses on homelessness among youth ages 18 to 24 within the juvenile and criminal justice systems and provides a resource for policymakers, practitioners, and other stakeholders.
This report from the Research and Training Center for Pathways to Positive Futures addresses challenges faced by transition-aged youth and young adults with mental health conditions as they try to find and maintain stable housing.
This report examines how former youth prisons can be repurposed into new, sustainable assets for neighborhood revitalization, job creation, and social services.
This report from the National Center for Juvenile Justice describes delinquency cases and petitioned status offense cases that courts with juvenile jurisdiction processed in 2015 and presents trends since 2005.
This publication from the CSG Justice Center and the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy provides a roadmap of six innovative strategies that states and localities can follow to make sweeping changes to their juvenile justice systems.
This slide deck from Bellwether Education Partners analyzes education opportunity in juvenile justice schools based on civil rights data collected by the Office for Civil Rights, a division of the U.S. Department of Education.