This report from John Jay College of Criminal Justice’s Research and Evaluation Center reviews a number of prominent frameworks that are available to help youth justice systems rely on positive outcomes rather than recidivism to measure their effectiveness.
This policy brief from the Sentencing Project describes key reforms from 2017 that were designed to reduce the scale of incarceration and lessen the impact of the collateral consequences of a felony conviction.
This policy brief provides state and local policymakers as well as education and juvenile justice leaders with information about how they can use requirements under the Every Student Succeeds Act to improve education and workforce outcomes for youth in long-term juvenile justice facilities.
This report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration shines the spotlight on critical issues and services for Americans with serious mental illnesses and serious emotional disturbances.
This report from the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) provides key insights and next steps from CLASP’s 2017 convening, which addressed the need for a multi-generational, multi-racial, youth-centered dialogue around policy change.
This online resource from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention contains information about evidence-based juvenile justice and youth prevention, intervention, and reentry programs.
This research brief from Altarum Consulting estimates the magnitude of the economic and quantifiable societal harms of opioid-related overdoses and deaths and calculates potential savings in productivity, health care, criminal justice, child and family assistance, and education costs that would come from eliminating opioid addiction.
This infographic from The Pew Charitable Trusts’ Public Safety Performance Project analyzes data that examines the rate at which adjudicated youths were sent to out-of-home placement by juvenile courts.
This four-volume report from the Academy for Justice at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law covers dozens of topics within the areas of criminalization, policing, pretrial and trial processes, punishment, incarceration, and release.
This report from Girls for Gender Equity documents how girls and transgender and gender nonconforming youth of color are pushed out of school and offers policy and practice recommendations that school stakeholders can partake in to create schools that are holistic, safe, and affirming.